Forget 'rithmetic. This month has been one of reading, revising, and researching, and I like to think I've learned a thing or two while focusing on these three new Rs.
Go ahead: judge a book by its cover. With author and marketer Carol VanDenHende's five principles for book cover design, you'll better understand what makes for a quality cover and how you can be a more constructive participant in the cover design process.
It's been a while since I've shared updates on the actual writing process, and with all of our in-person events canceled this year, I haven't had a chance to hear from you. Let's share what we're up to!
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.
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.
Ekta Garg explores The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni to develop an understanding of mood: what it is, how we can develop it, and how we can maintain that moodiness throughout our manuscripts.
R.R. Campbell's Imminent Dawn is an award-winning finalist in the 2020 International Book Awards for science fiction.
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 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.