Murder your darlings The famous words have been attributed to William Faulkner, Ginsberg, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch and many others. In the end, it doesn't matter who wrote (or said) them, is the phrase good advice? And when it comes to editing our stories do we need to be so brutal? I suspect we do. No matter how… Continue reading Don’t like murder? Try this instead
I don't know who you are. I don't know if you're a powerful individual or a legion of devils. But I bow to your brilliance. How clever of you. Just when we were starting to lower our swords in the war of the sexes and remove our race distorting headgear, you threw one of the… Continue reading Group Haters, sign up here!
Yesterday, I read the final paragraph of a beautiful unpublished manuscript. I was excited for the writer because it was a terrific read and even better, not much work was required to get it ready to send out into the world. Mind you, the thought of sending a copy of one's manuscript out to publishers… Continue reading Feeling rejected? You’re not alone.