The Curse of the Patchwork Novel Strikes Again
The jury is back—I’ve been hit with a case of the curse of the patchwork novel, all over again.
Reality is Hard and Other Stuff I liked in August, 2020
Summer was good to this humble reader.
4+1 Reasons Why I Don’t Send Beta Readers First Drafts
Betas are worth their weight in adamantium.
The Distracted Writer’s Guide to Fiction Writing
So you think you can keep this writing thing up?
It’s a Wrap! Who’s Ready for the Sequel? (Editing Diary 9)
Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today to mark the end of the first revision of a brand new novel!
Heartbreak at the End of the Novel
Does it get easier, truly? (And do I even want to know?)
(Best Laid) Summer Plans for 2020
Here’s to those who plan, not too wisely, know not wisely, but too well…
Everything’s Easier With a Little Plot (Editing Diary 8)
I fought chapter 18, and… I won?
The ‘Slow’ Writer’s Dilemma
How slow is too slow?
Letting ‘Bonkers’ Go (Editing Diary Part 7)
Oh, misty eye of the writer’s remorse…