It's Monday, and although it's a beautiful day outside, here in the house, things are not progressing very well. I think I caused the problem by cleaning my desk yesterday. Now I hesitate to mess it up, and I can't tell where I've been and where I'm supposed to be going. Maybe I'll just take a nap and think about writing something tomorrow. In the meantime, here are the articles that caught my eye this morning.
The Historian's Point of View: The Experiences of the Past, Seen through Current Events
On this site, I'll be gathering articles about the craft of history -- new discoveries, new methods, new controversies. Today's article is an announcement of another discovery of early settlement ruins in England. Not surprising that the ruins are there, of course. People have lived in England for a very long time. But it's always exciting to find the actual bits and pieces of their lives.
The Writing Game: A Collection of Advice and Clever Tips for Writers of all Genres
Every writer has a set of tricks to help navigate through thorny spots in the writing process. Maybe some of them will help you, too. Here's an article that points out six reasons why writers fail to find any value on Facebook.
Find it at: http://www.scoop.it/t/the-writing-game
Self-Publisher: How To Be Your Own Publisher without Going Bankrupt
Current views and helpful tips from authors who have switched to self-publishing. And finally, Susan Wittig Albert offers seven tricks to help self-publishers get their books into libraries. It's harder than you may think until you actually try it!
Find it at: http://www.scoop.it/t/self-publisher