What use is a writer who doesn’t write? This is the question I’ve asked myself most frequently this fall. I’ve… Read more Weathering the Silence
From the frequency (or lack thereof) of blog posts I publish, you may think that I’ve forgotten about the blog… Read more Silence and the Ethics of Blogging
Monday night I met with my critique group. We are an odd bunch, gathered together by our mutual interest in… Read more Listening to Language
I can’t let go of my first (finished) novel. I guess I should say “draft of my first (finished) novel” but I… Read more The Ideal Reader
I don’t know anyone who has achieved some degree of success who hasn’t experienced Impostor Syndrome at least once. It’s… Read more Impostor Syndrome
You’ve seen Nathan Bransford’s contest, right? The one where you submit the first paragraph of your work in progress and… Read more How important is the first sentence, really?
Compared to previous summers, I’ve written a lot. I’ve been working on my novel, writing proposals, notes, and presentations, and… Read more For whom are you writing?