Category Archives: Writing Process

Matt Wallace’s Online Writing Workshop

I’ve blogged about it before, but Matt Wallace‘s online writing workshop “The Loose Cannon” is recruiting. I’ve been an attendee from the start, and while I owe some of my writing improvement to the Minnows Literary Group and the Gotham Writers’ Workshop I also have The Loose Cannon to thank. Besides being worth the time and money as far as Continue reading

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The Madness to the Method

So, it’s been three weeks since I posted a blog here. (Hey, the novella chapters are going up, I have to claim what victories I can!) July has been not only an extremely hot month but also a hectic one and I find myself on this final July Sunday confronting goals I didn’t reach and scrabbling to keep up. Continue reading

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In Praise of Anthologies

Despite having recently had a story accepted at Trust & Treachery, I used to cruise past anthology listings at Duotrope with little more than passing interest. If I happened to have a story that fit a themed anthology, I’d add it to my ever-growing list of potential markets, but often as not, I’d skip past them. Continue reading

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More thoughts on Procrastination

My friend Lara Schiffbauer, over at Motivation for Creation, has been writing about procrastination lately, so it’s been on my mind.  I’ve also been thinking about it because I didn’t meet my summer writing goals and now that September is here I have to decide what to do next.  Set smaller goals?  Establish a rigorous system of penance?  Hire a writing nanny to lecure me on my apparent laziness? Continue reading

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