The Zebra Communications Blog

Creative writing tips and other information for writers

Mid-List Woes

Yesterday I got a letter from my publisher, the only correspondence more dreaded than a rejection. It was a notice that Union Square Publishing, an…
Bobbie Christmas
April 14, 2009

Lunch with a friend

Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, I had lunch with a different friend. The experience gave me an opportunity not only to connect with friends, but also…
Bobbie Christmas
March 30, 2009

I Have a Dream

I find it fitting that today's celebration of Martin Luther King Day is being followed by the monumental day that our first black president will…
Bobbie Christmas
January 19, 2009

Sight Unseen

Dear Readers,What a eye-opening experience I had last week! Literally! I went to an exhibition called Dialog in the Dark in midtown Atlanta, and although…
Bobbie Christmas
January 11, 2009

Odd Gifts

With the holidays pressing on me, I was knocked off my feet by a stomach virus that would not go away. Day after day I…
Bobbie Christmas
December 20, 2008

Waiting for Inspiration

I kept waiting for inspiration before writing this message, until it eventually occurred to me that I was going against my own advice to other…
Bobbie Christmas
December 13, 2008