I just submitted a story to beat the August 1st deadline for the literary magazine, The First Line. It’s not *quite* the last minute, but much closer than I anticipated. I spent a long time on the “edit revise retool”
More Stories: The Creative Writing Podcast Season 3: Episode 2 – Creative Writing First Steps Taking first steps in creative writing can be tough. Here are a few common misconceptions about writing, paired with some of the advice I give
“Writing a novel starts with writing one page, and it doesn’t even have to be the first one!” I am contacted by new writers and would-be writers on a regular basis. Many of them are putting the cart before the
Sometimes, I just need to get away from the distractions of “real life” and focus, really focus, on my writing work. I don’t use the word “distraction” in a totally negative way. Daily distractions are a normal part of life.
More Stories: The Creative Writing Podcast Season 3: Episode 1 – Take Stock of Your Writing Life You may have noticed the absence of this podcast for the last few weeks. It was an unplanned, but not unpleasant hiatus. Now,
July is here! Six months are complete, and it is a perfect time to assess our creative writing goals, and the progress we are making toward them. You may have noticed, I’ve been a little quiet lately. If you are