Tips from Other People, Part One

I’m rapidly approaching the editing stage for my own novel, and honestly, I’m dreading it. I love editing other people’s work, but self-editing is a different beast entirely. Usually by the time a novel is finished, I’ve become so familiar with every word they start to blur together, and it’s hard for me to see […] … Continue reading Tips from Other People, Part One


Malignant Rigidities.

You know that feeling you get when you're sitting with a blank notebook, a sudden urge to write? I don't have it. With apologies to Captain Jack Sparrow, this misquote exactly summed up my state of being over the past few days. It wasn't writer's block exactly. I knew what I should have been doing, … Continue reading Malignant Rigidities.

No Matter.

"No matter who you are, no matter where you live, and no matter how many people are chasing you, what you don't read is often as important as what you do read." -Lemony Snicket, Horseradish A little follow-up on my last post. By the way, if you haven't read Horseradish yet, you totally need to.