A Haze of Twits

On August 31, 2011, in Twitter, by rsguthrie

When I started this blog (shades of one day past) I promised no PC. All I meant by such a promise is that I fully intend to be honest and not pull punches. Ergo, prepare for the punch. I saw a question by a twit(terer) yesterday asking “how do you get the most out of […]


A Famous Disappointment Revisited

On August 30, 2011, in Famous Writers, by rsguthrie

I once blogged about the author on whose stone I first learned to sharpen my muse’s sword. Actually, it was more like a rusted dagger then. Stephen King. It wasn’t a kindly blog. I believe the title was “20 Authors You Should Read Instead of Stephen King”. The idea for the blog grew from an […]


The Passive-Aggressive Cliché

On August 30, 2011, in Writing Tips, by rsguthrie

Wow. I read some books today that made my brain want to pull the curtains, pop a few Percocet, and sleep for a fortnight. Bad. Not grammatically so, yet so littered with clichés (to use my own) and streaming so much weak, passive writing that, well, it made me want to blog about it. Each […]


First Ink

On August 30, 2011, in The Market, by rsguthrie

So, the first blog. If you’re reading, that means you are here, and for that alone, I thank you. I thought a lot about what this blog should represent. Of course, it’s a blog on writing. Hence “Rob on Writing”. At this point you may be asking yourself what it is that Rob has to […]


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