Monthly Archives: March 2009

WD Editors Intensive Revisited

Here’s a link nice blog post about our recent editors intensive event. This writer was one that I had a chance to meet with, his story was a very eerie psychedelic science fiction piece that had some great potential. http://lystrawrote.wordpress.com/2009/03/30/writers-digest-editors-intensive/#comment-5Continue reading

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Monster Spotter! In 5 Lines!

Check out this mention for my book Monster Spotter’s Guide to North America. This guy does these funny video clips where he summarizes a book in five lines. I think he sums it up pretty well. The premise and the … Continue reading

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I Survived

Well, I made it through my fasting and meditation. I really had hoped to write more during that time (and post a couple of times), but I wasn’t feeling awfully creative. But, now that it’s over I’m feeling good and … Continue reading

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See Scott Starve

So I just passed the 1-day mark of my fast (part of my martial arts training). And yes, I’m starving. I’ve done this before and if I remember correctly the first day was the worst… that’s what I’m telling myself, … Continue reading

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A Good Cause

My little sister is riding in the Tour de Cure for Diabetes. She’s a nice kid with a rad bike helmet… it would be cool of you to sponsor her.  http://tinyurl.com/dbsbz5

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Vision Quest

In addition to writing I study martial arts. I’m preparing for an upcoming test and part of my training involves fasting and meditation. My fast starts this evening (so I’m thinking a lot about what I’m going to eat for … Continue reading

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Writer’s Digest Editor’s Intensive

This past weekend I participated in a writing workshop at our offices here in Cincinnati. Writers from all over the country came to participate in workshops and panels hosted by editors from the staff of Writer’s Digest. Topics covered everything … Continue reading

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