Do you ever have the dream where you discover that your house has an "extra" room you never knew about? 16 years ago I wrote my second novel. Apparently. This past weekend I was organizing a big batch of hard-copy creativity: journals, short stories, poems, songs, cartoons, essays, and novel sketches. Some was hand-scrawled on … Continue reading Jackpot
This is just a quick post – I will get into tips for writing critique more deeply at a later time when I’m not in the middle of writing a scene on the new work-in-progress. Don’t treat all feedback equally. Asking your mom what she thinks about your writing (assuming she’s not the target demographic … Continue reading \Critique\
Is there a point where the I emerges and sees use for the We? Writing is a solitary activity where we spend hours in our heads or at our laptops or scribbling in notebooks. It’s at that moment, when we emerge from the doors of our little writer workshop, that we have this thing we … Continue reading Writing Alone / Publishing Community?