Writers are dramatic people (including me). Let's face it, we couldn't write dramatic scenes without a proliferous imagination and a flair for incredible twists and turns.
But sometimes this doesn't work for our real lives. Every rejection feels personal. Every critique a knife slipping down our skin.
Seriously, the sky is not falling. So what if you don't get an agent, publisher, or the numbers you're shooting for. You're no worse off than you were last week. You still have the ability to do something you love--something many, many people in the world don't have (think of the people that can't afford to feed there kids).
Instead of focusing so hard on the final 10 pages of your writing career, enjoy the novel!
On Feb. 19th, my seven-year old son broke his femur due to a non-ossifying fibroma. The whole experience was rather traumatic for him, so ...
1. Throughout the book, Senna struggles with her identity. What advice would you give to her—to anyone—who feels like an outcast? 2...
Updated Sept 4th, 09 So I was reading Michelle's post on violence and it got me really thinking. How do you write a violent scene with...
Interview between journalist JoLynne Lyon and Amber Argyle JoLynne: Throughout the story, Senna struggles with her identity. What advic...
If you learn nothing else, learn this: Bookbub rocks ! As in, life changing, book changing rocks. They're hard to get into: Read th...
My options (thanks to everyone who contributed!): Breena, Nixie, or Tianna Rhom (Rhombus), or Adàmas. The shape of a diamond, or t...
These are notes from my research for Winter Queen. Enjoy! Routes of administration See also: Drying of herbs and spices The exact comp...
Winner of the Rone Award for Best Fantasy/Science Fiction of 2014 A dying man delivers a terrible warning: a civil war has been sparke...
Ilyenna, the MC, is dancing across the skies, her aurora wings flaring behind her. She is surrounded by the fairies of winter. Her po...
By Horseback: Distances a horse can travel vary depending on the size and condition of the riders, mounts, weather, terrain, and condition...
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