WANTED: Sophomore author (early career/emerging author, age and gender not important) seeks mentor (age and gender not important) because this can’t be making it, can it? I’ve been talking with a lot of authors lately. There’s an ongoing discussion about transparency on the internet (it happens every few months, but this one feels different--people are … Continue reading Feeling Adrift in Your Sophomore Year? Same.
I had a busy month, and so I decided to recap it here. This is not intended as a boast, though I suspect I really should tag this humblebrag, but as a way to pull back the veil on...well, work. And I'll be honest about what I accomplished, what I didn't accomplished and should have, … Continue reading January 2018 Recap
I've been thinking a lot about how I work. How I'm most productive. What would help me be most productive and the type of creative person I want to be. This isn't news, if you've read previous posts on this blog. I'm a bit obsessed with this type of self reflection. But I'm going to self-reflect … Continue reading How I Work: Thinking about Process as a Writer with a Dayjob
I get asked a lot about my research process which is a whole other series of posts, probably. But I do a lot of googling as I write, and I wanted to share a list of things I've googled the last two writing sessions as I work on Book 2 of the Balloonmakers. These are all … Continue reading Peeking Behind the Curtains of Book Research