Oh, how I love the bracket trick.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

I love revisions. (I know, you’re about to ask—which demon rose from depths of hell and is currently wearing a writer coat?) I just think it’s incredibly fun to take a rough piece of coal and polish it into a diamond. But first drafts have their charms, too. You don’t have to impress anyone — not even yourself. In a first draft, you can just knock the firehose to full…


Ass-In-Chair and Shitty First Drafts: 4 Pieces of Advice from Seasoned Authors

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

This week, each of us is sharing advice we’ve gotten from veteran authors–the people who have been there, done that, and lived to tell the tale. Here are four pearls of wisdom I’ve gleaned from a few more seasoned authors. And, as I pull them together, I realize that a lot of these nuggets involve cuss words. (#1) I could fill this whole page with the priceless publishing tips that…