I’m always the last to find out about things, such as the time when I turned to my girlfriend a year ago and said, “So the thing about the Pussycat Dolls is that they’re transgender, right?” You see, I had confused them for a burlesque act, and let’s just say I haven’t quite lived that […]
You Tell Me
Another Wednesday, another chance to be heard loud and clear. What is the best piece of writing advice you have ever received ever? Here’s mine: “Writers write.” So simple. So profound. So maddeningly ambiguous. Sigh. Discuss amongst yourselves.
It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for another installment of YOU TELL ME, the part of the blog where I stop pontificating and let you pontificate like the pontiff you’ve always wanted to be. So speak up, you silly pontiff, you. This week: not a multiple choice test. Put away your #2 pencils and scantron […]
Enjoy the blog except for the whole me-dispensing-advice thing? Wish I’d can it so you could talk freely to your fellow writers in the comment section? Well, you’re in luck. Every Wednesday (weather permitting), I’m going to have a feature called You Tell Me, where, after I get verklempt, I’ll introduce a topic for you […]
First off, I had a great time at the San Francisco Writer’s Conference this weekend. Thanks to everyone who attended, and especially to those who waited in line during the pitch session for their chance at three minutes of fame, glory, glamor!! Actually it was three minutes to pitch to a very tired literary agent, […]
I’m introducing a new feature on the blog, and I’d like you to sound off and talk back regarding a publishing industry issue. I want to know what you think! Today’s topic? Self-publishing. I know there are some self-published authors out there, and I’m sure there are people who are curious about it. So, I […]