We’re not talking about your undergrad editing skills–this is the real deal.
I thought I was a decent writer. Not just in my ability to write a decent plot/character/story, but also in my ability to proof and edit my work. 1,012 more words
Every year, at some point in the middle, I look back on the previous few months and bemoan the lack of a new book release. The thinking goes, if I didn’t publish a book yet, then I’m slacking, and losing momentum in the market, and losing readers along the way. 807 more words
If you want to be a writer, you have to write. Read all the books on writing you want, attend readings by your favorite authors and hope their genius rubs off, get an MFA; unless you actually write, all your characters are just imaginary friends and their stories stay stuck in your head. 199 more words