Revised and expanded – Karin Kallmaker’s advice on how to prepare and survive reading from your book the first time. Ad free site.
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.
Panel for new(er) writers on Getting Published, this Saturday January 7 at 11 a.m. at the Castro Valley Public Library. Local writers share their journeys to publication.
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.
Comments on and links toTerrible Minds blog on real agency for female characters, and Ada Hoffman’s excellent Twitter series about agency in plot, not character.
How can something that happens with every book always come as a surprise? Even in the throes of self-doubt I don’t recognize it.
A problem with ending a story starts at the beginning.