Awhile back I posted about opinions, snark and general civility. Today I came across two more excellent posts on the topic: Agent Nathan Bransford warns against calling other writers' work "trash," and author Myra McEntire suggests that if "you don't have something nice to say, shut the hell up." I officially love them both... especially Myra, for her unabashed love of sparkly vampires.*
Unrelated, except that it is about writing: In a weird coincidence, one of my favorite sustainability blog authors has an unrelated children's book coming out, and one of my favorite quilt bloggers has a neat entry on perspective that crosses over very well to writing.
*They've been around awhile but if you haven't seen them and you haven't blown coffee out of your nose yet today, get over to "Growing Up Cullen" and Cleolinda's recaps, STAT.**
**Only sparkly vampire fans with a sense of humor should click those links.