December 12, 2012
How do you deal with rejection? How do you remain open to criticism while keeping the paralyzing effects at bay?
August 15, 2012
Fairly often, I’ll get an email from a friend who’s interested in giving a reading in Indy. “What series do you have going on there?” they’ll write. “Who should I contact?” If a few people ask a question, I figure a lot of people actually want to know, so I thought I’d put together a ...
June 13, 2012
Part 4 of the series in which I try to figure out how literary editing can be taught and learned. In this installment, Jodee Stanley tells me about test editing, her Terminator eye, and much, much more.
June 3, 2012
Last summer, I started logging the books I read into Goodreads, mostly out of statistical cuiriosity. I wanted to learn some things about my own reading habits, from how many books I read in a year, to how many of those books are written by women, by writers of color, how many were books in ...
May 29, 2012
Ever feel down about writing? Like, what’s the point? Five writers give many reasons to press on (and one reason to give up).