Tag Archives: Laura Drake

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

There’s been a lot on the web lately about political correctness and the havoc it’s wreaking on society: Can’t we all just get along, for crying out loud? Kristen Lamb wrote a post called The Disease of Self-Importance—Can We Find … Continue reading

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The Undie Chronicles: How To Avoid The Dreaded “Monkey Butt”

Those of you who are new to More Cowbell might have missed The Undie Chronicles. If you’re trying to keep track, this is Volume 14. The regular posse here knows: When the Undie-verse speaks, we will always listen. Today I … Continue reading

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More Cowbell Mash-up of Our World Class Pimpy-Promo Fest

Thanks for all who participated in last Friday’s Pimp or Promote Extravaganza. This blog wouldn’t be half as much fun without each and every one of you. Just in case you didn’t have time to wallow in Friday’s comments, here is a … Continue reading

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Techie Tuesday: 10 Favorite Writing Lessons from Margie Lawson (and her Peeps!)

Last Friday Margie Lawson did a guest blog at Writers In The Storm called “10 Not Absurd Tips for Fiction Writing.” If you missed it, you’ll definitely want to take a moment to catch up. She gave 10 AWESOME writing tips! A … Continue reading

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Is Your Blog Eating You Alive?

Are you a blogger who feels like you and your time are being slowly eaten alive by your blog? I ask because I have several friends whose blogs are giving them panicky, vengeful feelings. I just read a post yesterday by … Continue reading

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P.T. For Your Writing

Techie Tuesdays are always fun here at More Cowbell. They can be about Technology, such as my post a few weeks back about LinkedIn’s Answers feature, or they can be about the technical aspects of writing like last Tuesday’s post … Continue reading

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Twitter Phone Home @ 40404

Originally posted on February 21, 2011 by writersinthestorm (Part 3 in a series of Twitter blogs – click here for Part 1 and Part 2)

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How to Build Your Writing Team

On my drive home from the day job yesterday I was listening to the radio, navigating through L.A.’s horrendous traffic and thinking about the memoir I’m writing on high-risk pregnancy. I tuned in for the traffic report (because I needed … Continue reading

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