I’d like to talk about the intersection of art and politics. Why? Because you asked me to.
Sometimes a book launch doesn't go as planned, but there's no need to fret.
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
Meet Rachael A. Edwards. Rachael is, like many of you, a reader, a writer, a dreamer. She hails from Chester, England, and, here's something fun: she was born on Halloween. She's also the embodiment of perseverance. In 2018, I had the good fortune of mentoring Rachael as part of the 2018 Revise and Resubmit (RevPit) competition.… Continue reading There’s someone I’d like you to meet.
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
As writers, we can get so focused on improving our craft that we lose our sense of self. Take time and make space for the non-writerly parts of you, too.
In this morning's meditation, exploration, and affirmation, we discuss the what and the why of internality.
As a writer, you're a content creator, so if you create it, they'll consume it. Right? Wrong.
In the aftermath of the most recent conversations about the appropriation of marginalized voices in the publishing industry, I explore what white authors might do to avoid problematic or harmful depictions in their work, or to avoid appropriating the stories of others altogether. To do so, I explore my own journey and possible missteps.