Every writer has their own style and approach to a story. Some research first, others outline and plan, and some dive right in with nothing more than a name and a vague idea for where their novel might end up. As you can probably guess, I’m not one of those people. Continue reading The Writing Process – There’s No Road Map
Here’s what you need to know about being a writer. You have to get up. Because no matter how long it takes you, no matter how battle-weary you feel, no matter how many times you’ve cried this year, if you don’t get up, that’s game over. Continue reading Dear New Authors (I Did It So You Don’t Have To)
I may have a little insight into how to reconstruct your book while you are standing in it. Here are a few tips and tricks to starting over from the inside out. Continue reading Writing Your Way Out
For overwriters, word count goals can be very good and they can be very bad. Continue reading We’ll Be Countin’ Words
Now, of course, removing a transmission is a wildly complicated and difficult process, a little like saying Step One: Animate the monster or Step One: Walk on the moon. In my family, the term has become synonymous with comically difficult tasks– such as writing a book. Continue reading Step One: Remove Transmission
There’s a reason they say write drunk, edit sober. Your inhibitions should be down while you’re writing and doubled while you’re editing.
Despite the capacity to write a story on a dozen different devices and applications, I will always print my manuscripts. Continue reading New World, Old Tech