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Huzzah! A WisCon 43 Recap

I had a wonderful time at this last weekend's WisCon 43, which was held in Madison, Wisconsin at the Concourse Hotel. Not only did I attend as a vendor peddling my EMPATHY-verse wares, but I was also included on a panel about writing a series and had the chance to lead a couple of workshops… Continue reading Huzzah! A WisCon 43 Recap

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Dammit, Otto, You’re a Roadblock Writer

Otto? Otto! Come on, man. Here we are again---you, me, and an earnest attempt to improve your manuscript stymied by a relentless outpouring of "yeah, buts," "I don't knows," and blank stares. Why even bother asking for an extra set of eyes on your work if you don't plan on considering anything anyone says? You're… Continue reading Dammit, Otto, You’re a Roadblock Writer

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Revise, Resub, Rewrite, Rihanna – r.r. campbell on Casual Misfit Radio

Recently I had the chance to talk about writing, editing, and impostor syndrome on Casual Misfit Radio with host Kyle V. Hiller, and fellow RevPit editors Carly Hayward and Editor Cassandra. If you want to work with an editor but find yourself afraid of the how, when, and why to approach one, we cover all… Continue reading Revise, Resub, Rewrite, Rihanna – r.r. campbell on Casual Misfit Radio

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RevPit Editing Discounts!

As a way to say thank you to the RevPit community, I'm proud to offer the following editing discounts to any RevPit participant who books these services on or before April 24th, 2019. Query and First Five Pages Take $10 off this package Includes two passes at query, one pass at first five pages First Fifty Pages Take $10… Continue reading RevPit Editing Discounts!

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You weren’t selected for RevPit. Now what?

You weren't selected for RevPit? Me neither. No, seriously, I wasn't---and not because I was an editor as opposed to an entrant. I, too, submitted to the annual RevPit event in April 2017, and, much like you, walked away with nothing. Except that's not true. Not even close to it, in fact. It can be… Continue reading You weren’t selected for RevPit. Now what?

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On Finding and Embracing Community

Back in 2013, I attended the University of Wisconsin's Writers' Institute for the first time as a bright-eyed, self-styled savant, ready for agent pitches and the success that would surely follow. Things didn't exactly work out as planned. Though I walked away from every pitch with a request for pages, nothing ever came of those… Continue reading On Finding and Embracing Community