I totally just ditched my wife. She is going for a run and that sounds like work. I’m not a huge fan of work, especially work that makes me sweaty. I’m not a huge fan of sweat.
So, instead, I poured myself a cup of coffee, even though I don’t drink coffee, and decided to
One of my greatest fears happened the other day. Sort of…
One of my critique partners had queried an agent and sent along the first four chapters of her manuscript like four months ago. No big deal right? Now the agent has requested the entire novel.
Good for her, except we’ve been working on her
I’m a bad person… possibly evil. I’m coming to terms with that. Yesterday was a silly day for me. It was silly because I’m silly. Let me tell you why.
I had a thought as I was cruising the blogosphere yesterday. I wondered what happened to my old crit partners from 2011/2012 and, like an
I recently got a critique back that made me want to just throw my entire novel in the trash. Don’t worry, I didn’t, and it doesn’t take a whole lot to make me think this way. It’s because I’m starting to get a case of “maybe there is too much soup in the pot.”
The secret to a good novel is clever critique partners. I told this to one of my crit partners before, but I think it deserves a post.
I got back a critique the other day and it had, basically, rewritten my entire chapter. I don’t mean she rewrote it per se, but that so much
I’m in a rush. I don’t know why because I’ve been working on this story for a long time. I feel like with writing that I’m always in a rush. I’m always trying to skip from idea in my head to Make-Poor-Hapless-Soul read my first draft. You don’t want to be that soul by the
I have just come to the conclusion that there is a lot of stuff you need to do for a novel.
I mean I wrote the damn thing in 2007, that’s what, 7 years ago, and, still, somehow, there are more things to do every day. You’d think that by now I would have realized