Why Do You Write?

Why I Write (OMG. Sunday night I didn't write the Monday blog. Monday night I didn't write the Monday blog. Tuesday - not looking so hot, what with the Wednesday blog not. even. started. Here's a repost to tide everyone over. Why do you write? Leave me a comment on what drives you ❤ .)…

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Write People Problems

Authors are weird. Super weird. This isn't news. Our weird comes from whatever spark makes one human being more able or gifted than others at being a storyteller. Writer-people cannot see the world like everyone else. We can't access it the same way. We can't have our M&M colors touch ever. Oh my god a…

The Time We Are Given

My friend is dying. In a more abstract sense we're all dying but her timeline is much shorter. Than what, I'm not sure. It's daily roulette, for all of us. Most days there is one in the chamber. Then some Tuesday morning you wake up to all six and if you're lucky it's so fast…

American Girl – First Round Edits Done

Alphas have handed in their initial feedback. -31- London November 2016 I wish more of that time, those memories, existed as sculpture. It’s all Impressionism now, distinct and separate blotches of color that form a whole I can never quite resolve with clarity. Those were the halcyon days; each moment was a glossy black and…

How To Publish Fast & Easy Probably

You want to write a book. Congratulations. Any idiot can do this so you’re already in. Even better, there is only one way to accomplish your goal. That makes your endeavor so much easier. Do not listen to anyone who tells you all roads lead to Rome. I-95 does not lead to Rome; it doesn’t…

I am Positive You Can Do This, Probably

Here is my presentation in a modified, blog-friendly format. Hopefully it encourages someone. I have the privilege of speaking to you today about something I think goes painfully untreated in the course of our careers. If you’ve already had a look at the projection screen behind me, the topic has been spoiled for you. You…