When self-publishing seems overwhelming, and getting an agent seems impossible, consider direct submission to a small press for the best of both worlds.
Archive for On Writing
All those stories you’ve heard about your ancestors are ripe for turning into good fiction; you’ll just need to keep a few things in mind.
The worst thing you can ever say about a character is not that you hated him but that you found him uninteresting.
How does one develop writing discipline under the irresistible siren call of birds?
Our perpetually late-to-the-party author realizes you cannot unwaste time; you can only resolve not to waste any more of it.
Capturing just the right word has a joy all its own. Even if it means getting lost in the dictionary.