The Athletics of Writing
You start out by trying to wake up and get the brain going so you go for a run or a bike or something to flood the neurons with blood and get the connections going that make writing writing. The best ...
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The Best Guess of the Novelist
You know what your best guess is. It is the book you have not undertaken because it might be great or it might be a colossal failure of years and time and money. The modern novelist is stuck between s...
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Back to Work
Back to work after the holidays. Writers like everyone else have to remember what they have been doing for the last month of the holidays but unlike other people there is no easy system to plug back i...
Topics: literary, how to publish a novel, short stories, contemporary fiction, and writing, publishing, a writers survival guide, creative writing, banned books
The Brutal Truth About Publishing
The brutal truth is that publishing is harder and easier now. Anyone can produce a book and put it out there on for a Kindle download. The time from conception to e-publication is measured now in nano...
Topics: first novels, poets, novelists, literary, short stories, scribblers, and writing, hemingway, authors, publishing