Enjoying local people art their heart out is one of my favorite self-cares for the solitary writer lifestyle. It’s also a great balance to the times we’re living through.
You can poke fun at the couple’s foibles, and you can put them in awkward situations, but you can’t make light of love itself. Crazy Rich Asians takes love seriously – that’s why it worked for me.
Courtney Milan doesn’t know me, but I’m going to thank her anyway. Why representation is my job because writing is my superpower.
Saying Inclusion is political but exclusion isn’t leads to story worlds where most of us don’t exist. And if we don’t exist in fiction, our existence in the real world remains precarious.
Even as our bodies are strewn across the straight world’s entertainment landscape, we’re expected to be grateful to have even been included. Applause for the bravery of the mainstream writer for their diversity and daring.
REBLOG Steven Spohn’s essay at Terrible Minds: I Am Not Your Plot Device.
After the writing comes the editing. After the editing comes the proofreading. Jedi proofreading.
Karin Kallmaker’s Writer Brain and Editor Brain duke it out for supremacy, then a real editor shows up.
I learned more than three things from Melissa Brayden at #gcls2015 – now to put them to work! Plus, here’s the current opening of Captain of Industry I read at the Con.