Monthly archives: November, 2017

Sidetracked

I’m going to own it. I got sidetracked. Squirrel!! This year’s been bad for my writing. My self-imposed deadline to finish the first draft of my novel by World Fantasy Con was shattered by my headlong plunge into the morass of local politics. My state had important elections, and I couldn’t just wait for someone …

Revision Time

Since I’m fresh off an intensive revise and rewrite stint, guess what this weeks post is all about? Yep. The Dreaded Revision Process. Writers seem to fall into two camps when it comes to revisions—those who can’t wait to dig in and smooth out issues, versus those who would rather have a root canal from …

A Little Wisdom from Doctor Cox

  If you want to improve as a writer, something very important to identify is your strengths and weaknesses. I know it seems obvious, but you’d be surprised how many writers don’t do this. It’s important to be subjective in this. If you are reading this saying to yourself, “I’m great at everything,” then you’re …