October 31, 2016
horrible writing

Horrible Writing: What Makes Truly Scary Prose

Happy Halloween, writers! Tonight’s holiday might seem to be a good time to explore how to structure a horror novel, write a screamer of a short […]
October 23, 2016
how to edit like an artist

How to Edit Like An Artist

Writers are adept at painting pictures with words. There are bold and colorful strokes for an ecstatic passage; more subtle ones for a paragraph filled with […]
October 16, 2016
new adult novel

New Adult Fiction: A Young Genre with Big Potential

I’m amazed at how much in the publishing world slips by me, given that I’m a voracious reader and author. The New Adult genre was one […]
October 10, 2016
apocalyptic writing event

3 Tools to Survive An Apocalyptic Writing Event

Can you survive a terminal writing event? What would you do if you woke up one morning to discover all your writing had disappeared overnight? Every […]
October 2, 2016
dark side of writing

The Dark Side of Writing

If you write long enough, you know that being a writer has a dark side. A side so inky that it seems to suck every mote of brilliance from […]