Category: Writing

Six Reasons Why Novelists Should Read A Lot

It’s a commonplace that novelists—especially aspiring novelists—should read a lot, and, more specifically, read lots of novels. It goes hand-in-glove, right? A certain number of people who love reading stories will eventually decide, wisely or not, to try their hand…

That Person

Someday, someone you know will get their novel published.  If you take enough workshops and hang around with people who write long enough, it’s almost inevitable.  If you’re lucky, it will be a truly lovely human being who has serious…

LiveLinks: Agent Query

This week: Agent Databases 1: AgentQuery You have buried your darlings and revised, tweaked, and proofread until you are blind. It’s finally time to find an agent who will lovingly help you find a suitable home for the product of…

Voice Recognition

So, I’m wondering if this has ever happened to you. You’ve been out. Maybe running some errands, you went to the gym, picked up your dry cleaning, whatever, and somewhere along the way you called home, left a quick message…