So, I had hoped to pre-write content for this month like I usually do, but things obviously have gotten the better of me a bit, and then….Nano happened. Yep. I don’t think I’ve discussed this on here before, but around my other media I’ve been known as not being a huge fan of Nanowrimo for … More Where I’ve Been: or the moment Nano finally won me over.
I had a conversation recently with some writing friends about different types of story calls and submissions, and we ended up chatting about anthologies. I’ve been in a few, I love the challenge of writing for them, but I’ve also learned a few things along the way. So pull up a chair, because it’s time … More Anthology Anxiety: Practical Advice
Through my ages-long leave of absence where I spent time wandering the hinterlands and exploring the far reaches of the world and absolutely did not hang out in my spare time recovering from walking pneumonia in my pajamas reading, I came across the book Caraval. I’ll probably review it at a later date, but … More General Reader Complaints: A list
This goes hand in hand with yesterday’s post, which is why I’m yammering about it here. So you want to get started writing stories, but you just have no idea what to write? You’re overwhelmed looking at magazine listings but don’t have a novel in you yet? May I make a suggestion? Anthologies. About half of … More Getting Started: Anthologies
Since I’ve been focused on the reasons for writing, the ways certain mediums differ (A romance writer is going to be different from a fantasy writer who will be different from a literary writer who will be different from a pulp writer, who will be different from a fanfic author, etc), I’ve been paying attention … More Write This and Sell Thousands of Copies! (A Frustrated Rant)