Food for Thought
July 18, 2015

What Do YOU Think?

  The one thing emphasized in any creative writing course is 'write what you  know,' and that automatically drives a wooden stake through the heart…
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July 17, 2015

Dang, Now I Need an Agent

Right after I got my editing pencil unstuck from my hair (yes, this really just occurred), I was wondering why someone can't just call me up and…
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July 16, 2015

“I Don’t Care What You Think Anyway!” (Handling Rejection Well)

First off, this is me, looking editorial. No, I didn't write my novel on this contraption, but I do love me some vintage typewriters. This morning, I'm actually blogging from my Montana mini van. Cause I'm cool like that. Don't worry, my other car is a rockin' Toyota. Anyway, I'm…
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July 13, 2015

To My Fellow Writers:

What's another damn blogger doing around here anyway? Well, I'll tell you. I'm a former New York City book editor and I have a lot of tips of the trade, including juicy, behind-the-scenes glimpses into the industry and plain old writing suggestions. But wait, there's more! I'm also a struggling writer, just…
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