How to recognise, prevent and deal with burnout

Or, um, not.

Just kidding. Good stuff here: (And, yes, sadly we speak with genuine burnout experience. Sigh….)


by – Uh-oh, we couldn’t find a credited author, sorry!

‘Burnout’ is a word that we often hear in the creative industries, and not just from people who run their own businesses and freelance. It’s a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress.

Burnout leaves read more

LB: 3 Weeks Left to Enter the People’s Pilot


…So don’t just sit there thinking about it – DO IT!

Members of the staffs of CHICAGO PD, CHICAGO FIRE, PERSON OF INTEREST, THE WALKING DEAD, RIZZOLI AND ISLES, GREY’S ANATOMY, ROME, NTSF:SD:SUV, KILLER WOMEN, ANIMAL PRACTICE, SMALLVILLE, HBO’s upcoming THE LEFTOVERS, and other great, good, and, well, mediocre series have been entrants to read more


Black-Widowby John Ostrander

Well, I finally saw Captain America: The Winter Soldier this past week. Yeah, I’m a Johnny-O come lately. Got to see it in my preferred format these days, IMAX 3-D, and I and My Mary had a really good time. To me, Chris Evans’ portrayal of the Star-Spangled Avenger ranks with Christopher Reeve’s portrayal of Superman, and that’s top of the heap.

The movie also asked read more

Peer Production: (MY) IMMORTAL

Whoa. Harry Potter meets Ed Wood and/or early Joss Whedon. All we can say is – we really hope this is deliberate.

Be that as it may, this web series, now in its second season, is a hoot (Do people still use that word?):

Written, Edited and Directed by Brian Cameron McLellan

Produced by Candace Meeks

Enoby – Justine Cargo
Hermione – Jennah Foster-Catlack
Ron – Justin read more

Cartoon: Writing a Poem

We used to love riding our bicycle:

writingpoetry-blogGrant Snider & Incidental Comics Score Again!