Writing is a form of storytelling, but it is so drastically different than the oral tradition it sprung from that… Read more Storytelling and Writing are two DIFFERENT art forms
https://litreactor.com/columns/storytelling-this-aint-church Read my latest article where I preach about preaching because preachiness can get too preachy sometimes.
(Disclaimer: Life is complicated as hell, but sometimes you have to protect the ones you love from other loved ones)… Read more Permit me a serious moment before I chicken out: An Open Letter to Family Members Who Treat Children Like Toys
Chilly weather is a perfect time to gear up for new writing projects. The days are growing shorter. The creative… Read more Jump in the Leaves then go Finish your Damn Book
Look at me look at me! I’m different!! I’m everything you need!!! Gimmick here, ploy there, marketing strategy, staketing mrategy,… Read more Art VS Gimmick
Fan fiction. Here we go. I don’t read it. Why? I prefer new characters, new worlds, new voices who are… Read more Circling the Same Track
It’s nice to revisit old things. I like to re-read Jane Eyre, Wild Ink, Matilda; books I love, shows I… Read more What is expected?
The “Why do you write?” question is everywhere. At this point I can’t even tell if it’s rhetorical or not… Read more Why do you write (publish)?
Mixing art and business sucks. It’s hell. Everything is based on “likeability,” “timing,” and “perception.” You could write the greatest… Read more Don’t Marry Your Work, but Take it Out to Dinner