Applying for a position at LitCharts? Love reading about other writers’ failures? Rejoice in schadenfreude? This is the right post for you.
We all had to learn about symbolism in highschool, right? As I recall, a bunch of (probably not) well-meaning teachers tried to instill in me an appreciation for such classics as The Scarlet Letter, where we all agreed, wholeheartedly and humorlessly, that the fucking letter on the woman’s chest was a symbol of stuff. Whoop. […]
**This is not a useful post. This is just me whining on the internet. With that said… I’m having kind of a rough few months with the rewriting process for my series. It’s the first time I’ve ever undertaken such a huge editing project.Mostly, it’s lovely and I’m happy and I love my series. But […]
Are short stories too short to effectively convey fantasy worlds? Is the mega-novel crushing the fantasy genre? Does anyone actually care? These and other questions, halfheartedly answered by yours truly.
It’s true: this calm, level-headed blogger is also a New Age weirdo. So here goes: the New Moon in cancer is Thursday, July 12th. Manifest your damn dreams.
Editing a full length work (especially a series) is a lengthy and complicated process. After the first few cycles of rewriting and restructuring your draft, it’s easy to get sucked into a vortex of picky-detail-editing. I’m learning (the hard way, as usual) that sometimes you gotta drop that draft.