Sunday, November 28, 2010

Sunday Creative - Obsolete

obsolete longer in general use, fallen into disuse. 2. effaced by wearing down or away. 3. to make obsolete by replacing with something newer or better; antiquate.

This old school building stands abandoned. A group started to renovate it for use as an art center, but funding became impossible.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

And the winner is....

The Blog Jog is over... and I've pulled the name of the winner for a copy of my book.. And... The winner is G-A-I-L of Familiar Spirit blog. Congratulations. The book will be on its way to you as soon as I receive your address.

Thanks to all for stopping by during the Blog Jog.

Have a wonderful day...

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Blog Jog November, 2010 - Welcome to Writer's Creative Studio

Writer's Creative Studio combines my love of writing with my love of photography. Please enjoy both while you are here.

This has been a busy week. I just completed the launch of my new book, The Zen of Max (a memoir of great wisdom and many naps).

Anyone who leaves a comment on this blog post before Tuesday will be entered in a drawing to win a signed copy of The Zen of Max. I'll announce the winner of the drawing in my blog on Tuesday, 11/23/10. Enjoy your visit and please follow the blog and come back often if you are so inclined.

Thank you for stopping by Writer's Creative Studio. Please explore all this blog has to offer, then jog on over to “Karlin Sloan's Good Business” If you would like to visit a different Blog in the jog, go to

Friday, November 19, 2010

Blog Jog Day is Sunday. It's not too late to join in.

First of all, thanks to all of you who participated in the Book Launch over the past few days. I appreciate your help and I appreciate those of you who dropped by to wish me well... The book is launched... Now onto new business.

Sunday, 11/21/10, is Blog Jog Day. It's a great opportunity to explore blogs and to receive discounts and special services from some of the blog hosts.

If you have a blog and would like to participate, it's not too late. You can learn more about it here: Blog Jog Day. If you participate, you'll be visited by many unique visitors and will provide more exposure for your blog.

If you would like to be included in the Blog Jog, please e-mail Carol at

Stop by on Sunday, 11/21/10, for Blog Jog Day. I'll be giving away copies of my new book, The Zen of Max (a memoir of great wisdom and many naps)

Have a great day.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

The Zen of Max -- A Book Launch

This will be a departure from my usual posts, but I have some exciting news. This week is the launch for my new book, The Zen of Max (a memoir of great wisdom and many naps).

From Monday through Wednesday of this week, we've had a wild and crazy book launch over at Max's blog. Today, I'm introducing the book to you... and some of Max's friends might drop by as well. So.... welcome to the first cross-species Book Launch.

Above, see the poster I'll be using for book signings. I was going to save it for those events, but I couldn't resist showing it to you.

This weekend, I'll be introducing the book at a two-day book fair (10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday). The event is part of the ArtWorks Festival on Highland Avenue in Melbourne, Florida. The Book Fair will be in the Eau Gallie Civic Center and will include 45+ Florida authors. Should be fun. If you're in area stop by.

The Zen of Max is the memoir of an ordinary cat with extraordinary wisdom, love and compassion... and a few quirks too. It tells of his life (and mine in the process) and boils down every dilemma to Lessons Learned.

If you want to purchase a copy of the book, and I hope you do, CLICK HERE A portion of the proceeds of the Book Launch will go to the SPCA of North Brevard. So, don't hesitate to buy several -they're small and they make great gifts.

Whether you're a kitty, dog, etc., or human bean, please leave a comment. Thanks.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers. ~~ Logan Pearsall Smith

Subtlety sticks with a reader. I know that my most powerful reading experiences have been when I walk away from a book... then a light shines on a single passage and the meaning touches me in an unexpected way. That's the gift of subtlety.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

The Sunday Creative: Lonely

1. lone; solitary; without company, companionless.
2. remote from places of human habitation. 3. standing apart; isolated

Saturday, November 6, 2010

I'm Rounding the Corner in the Race with Myself

Sorry... it is certainly way past time for me to post. This is my first post of November. There are times when I rule my schedule and times when it rules me. Lately, it's the latter, but I'm gaining on it. Another few days and I'll return to my usual busy schedule in stead of this crazy one. But, it's all my own doing.

I'm working on my NaNoWriMo book word-by-word this year. Hopefully, by mid-week I'll be able to write in great chunks as in previous years. Although last year I did have a marathon of 10,000 words to write on the last day.

Just wanted to stop in to say... keep writing everyone... or keep creating whatever it is you create. I'll be back with you in a couple of days...