Sometimes my job as a writer and my job as a writing-community owner conflict. Today was one of those days — and it was ugly and infuriating. I lost one very nice member who has been with me for years because that writer’s work was attacked in an fashion by another member. I’m doing my… Continue reading I loathe drama — ZERO words, ZERO replacement scene sentences built.
My patrons hit Patreon Goal #1: $500/month. Rewards are coming!
I spent the morning writing fiction and putting together the rewards for my patrons. And I’ve done a post on the Patreon site for everyone. Today was my first day back to work after starting to prep for Hurricane Irma, and I came back to a lot of emails with questions about Patreon, and what… Continue reading My patrons hit Patreon Goal #1: $500/month. Rewards are coming!
Help Make “Born from Fire” a FREE book
I’ve given Amazon over a month to correct the price on Born from Fire.I’ve let them know, and folks on my SITE have let them know the book is FREE on: Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/born-from-fire Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1197455535 B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/born-from-fire-holly-lisle/1125516270 Inktera: http://www.inktera.com/store/title/e9bef6da-15cd-404c-9d03-fa8a7bb78fab Apparently the only thing that is going to make the book FREE permanently on Amazon… Continue reading Help Make “Born from Fire” a FREE book
Kate Wordly joins the site
I’ve added some new help for the both readers and writers who use my site, in the form of Kate Wordly, Bot Gofer. At the moment she doesn’t know a great deal, but as you ask her questions (and I answer them), she’ll become very helpful to both of us. She’s not an AI. She’s… Continue reading Kate Wordly joins the site
I’m working on the site: Expect wreckage
Odds are it isn’t going to be pretty … until it is. I’m just sick of the layout, the navigation, the complexity of the whole thing. So I’m doing what I can to strip it down to something cleaner and easier to use, and once I do that, I’ll add a fiction shop back in… Continue reading I’m working on the site: Expect wreckage
UPCOMING deletion of 16,000+ writers accounts from my new site
Read instructions below, then begin rescuing your account HERE DEADLINE March 1, 2016, 11:59 PM ET This is a long post. I apologize. But I’m looking at the reality of having to delete more than 16,000 writers’ accounts containing more than 100,000 individual writing courses—and I want to give the folks who bought these… Continue reading UPCOMING deletion of 16,000+ writers accounts from my new site
HowToThinkSideways.com Site Move: LAST Chance to Correct Your Account
The move over at HowToThinkSideways.com is starting We’re starting to move member accounts onto the live new software, new domain, and new classrooms this week. In order to receive your new temporary password, you MUST have a working email address in your current account. Here are the steps to make sure you’ll be able to… Continue reading HowToThinkSideways.com Site Move: LAST Chance to Correct Your Account
Round 1 Testing for New Holly Lisle Writing School Website: 39 Volunteers Requested Now
CANCELLED WebinarJam has crashed every time but one on this, with people unable to reach rooms I’m in. I’ve checked my links, I’ve checked their links, and at this point, the only thing I can do to stop wasting people’s time is give up. I’m going to see if there’s some way to do this… Continue reading Round 1 Testing for New Holly Lisle Writing School Website: 39 Volunteers Requested Now
HowToThinkSideways.com will become HollyLisleOnlineWritingSchool.com
How To Think Sideways is going to change domains as well as software. We’ll be moving to Holly Lisle Online Writing school. And we’ll be adding some domains, because while HollyLisleOnlineWritingSchool.com is a good URL from an SEO standpoint, it’s a pain in the ass to type. So HollyLisleOnlineWritingSchool.com will be just the main page,… Continue reading HowToThinkSideways.com will become HollyLisleOnlineWritingSchool.com
Isolated Malware Incident: Incident Report for AWeber
After receiving a number of reports from folks who received the Tuesday HTTS newsletter and reported that it was showing warnings that the links connected to malware, I received the following email from Aweber that applies a BROAD stroke of overcompensation on Google’s part: AWeber Network Status July 28, 2015 1:50 PM To: Holly Lisle… Continue reading Isolated Malware Incident: Incident Report for AWeber