For as sideways as the world went this year, there's still time yet. Don't count out what days remain. Don't count out the return of the good fortune you've been cultivating. Don't count yourself out. There are better days ahead.
What can a champion-boxer-turned-CEO teach authors about what it takes to thrive in the world of writing? A lot, it turns out, as Héctor Colón demonstrates through his five virtues for life, leadership, and authorship.
She-Ra. Schitt's Creek. Geopolitics. Maggie Derrick and r.r. campbell cover a lot in this episode, and it's all in the name of helping you better write anti-heroes.
On the day after Christmas in 2017, it felt as though my life was destined to change forever. And it was! But not in the ways I might have anticipated.
R.R. Campbell and Maggie Derrick explore the challenge that is synopsis writing. As they discuss and debate, they borrow a few bits from the McElroy brothers and take potshots at their capitalist overlords.
Note: A version of this post first appeared in the opening minutes of episode 087 of the R.R. Campbell Writescast (below). All querying statistics are up-to-date as of the date of recording. I want to speak directly to novelists now, particularly those who are querying, as one's querying quest is, almost universally, rife with far… Continue reading Reframing the Querying Quest
Currently, I'm working on a manuscript I'm calling TO HAVE BEEN RICH. As I explore writing it, I'm using the word "explore" in more ways than one.
How can we get over an aversion to or fear of the blank page? We answer these questions in this morning
Lisa Cron explains what it is about human consciousness that’s so wired for story, as well as how understanding these phenomena can make us better writers.
In this morning's meditation, exploration, and affirmation, we discuss the what and the why of internality.