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?
Dreams are everywhere. They float around us. They motivate some. They terrify others. Living the creative life AND getting to… Read more Following a Dream
I recently met with an agent at a writing conference a couple of weeks ago. This statement in itself makes… Read more Agents are people too
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
I’m one lucky lady. I’ve got a pretty cool writing career, awesome weirdos for kids, and the most adorably entertaining… Read more What Pauly Shore Taught Me
It’s as important to know when to walk away in publishing as it is in bad relationships. I’ve been writing… Read more Pulling the Plug