Join my revision workshop on October 15, 2022 from 5:00 - 6:30pm Eastern: Still staring at the same words for your next draft? Learn how to revise in this playful, hands-on workshop by experimenting with techniques that go beyond writing–like creating movie posters, floor plans, caricatures, mind maps, and typography bombs. Your next draft needs… Continue reading Attend My Revision Workshop at The Writer Unboxed OnConference
Category: Writing Novels
How Writing and Submitting Short Stories Improved My Novel
Why should a novel writer devote precious writing time to short stories? After five novel drafts, two years of submitting shorter fiction, and seven publications, here are my reasons.
How I Won NaNoWriMo in My First (and Last?) Attempt
Listen to LitQuake 2015’s The Art of the Novel
Last month I attended LitQuake 2015’s excellent panel, The Art of the Novel. Thanks to Alex Green for moderating Cristina García, Bruce Bauman, Alexis Landau, and Tiffany Baker. This panel was the same format as my previous post, The Art of the Short Story. Interesting questions posed to the panelists: How do you know an idea is a book? Why are… Continue reading Listen to LitQuake 2015’s The Art of the Novel