Author Archives: Bill Weiss

About Bill Weiss

Bill Weiss is a creative and freelance writer and founder of the Writerspark creative writing group.

Lots-O-Words

Chapter Four of TE-55 is almost completed. Just a few details to flesh out. Also managed to get six later scenes drafted; plopped them into my Sundry Scenes folder in Scrivener. I am so loving this application. That work amounts … Continue reading

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Paper, Please

 As a writer, I can say that reading on CRTs (Does anyone still have them?) or on a flat screen display provides no difference in comprehension than does reading from a printed page or Digital Ink display. What does change, … Continue reading

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TE-55 & Distancing

I’m well on my way on another of my novels-in-the-works process. The TE-55 book is now three chapters in, with the fourth and fifth well brainstormed. My plan is to focus exclusively on this novel through chapter ten, then skip … Continue reading

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“Visions” of Literature from TV

Back in the 1980s, while I stood at my workbench servicing people’s electronic gadgetry,  I used to wait for my favorite shows to appear on our local Chicago PBS television station. Both were shows about writing and literature. I devoured … Continue reading

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Sundry Snippets

Two chapters of the newest novel concept are finished in first draft, the third is started. Although it may not seem like much, it has been a challenge in that some of the central elements of two main characters took … Continue reading

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Miscellany

Summer has brought activities with the grandsons and girlfriend, activities that will no doubt become or inform future stories.   Still working on my short story collection, two solid novel projects, setting the framework for a third, and have started … Continue reading

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Are You Writing?

Well are you? Writing, that is? Let me begin by saying that this is my first attempt at writing a blog post directly on my smart phone. Small screen. Virtual keyboard.  Not ideal, but we’ll see how it goes. If … Continue reading

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On Creating the 1,000 Days eBooks Series

Not that all four of our current 1,000 Days in Writerspark eBooks are published on several key eBook outlets, I thought I’d take a moment to exhale a bit and explain a bit about the process that got us to … Continue reading

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Finally: My Author’s FB Page!

After much study and chewing over how to pursue a social media presence to promote our ebooks and upcoming works, I finally decided that a Facebook page separate from my personal space is the best way to go. Click on … Continue reading

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Podcasts on Writing

In between writing sessions there’s a lot of life to which we writers must tend. There’s commuting to work, trips for groceries, dental appointments, hair cuts…all sorts of everyday stuff we do, well, every day. Pile onto that the occasional … Continue reading

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