Writer in Motion 2022 Is Here and I’m Baaack (Kind of)

It's been about two months since I wrote my last blog post here. Happy Fall, everyone! Reports of my dematerialization have been greatly exaggerated. What happened? Well, I took an unplanned but necessary hiatus. In my last couple posts, I mentioned I had a sense of incipient burnout on the writing front. At the same … Continue reading Writer in Motion 2022 Is Here and I’m Baaack (Kind of)

Shoshana Rain on Hybrid Authorship and Writing Anti-Heroines

Welcome to the latest edition of my occasional interview series “How Tho?!” in which I ask cool writers breaking traditional career molds and doing amazing work about their writing path and process. Today I’m chatting with my good friend and #SelfPitch project partner Shoshana Rain, author of STRIFE’S APPLE is a modern fantasy romance the … Continue reading Shoshana Rain on Hybrid Authorship and Writing Anti-Heroines

SJ Whitby on Self-Pub, Superheroes, and Series Writing

Welcome to the latest edition of my occasional interview series “How Tho?!” in which I ask cool writers doing amazing work about their writing path and process. Today I’m chatting with S.J. Whitby, author of the Cute Mutants series (now, with their first multi-author anthology in the world, legitimately the Cute Mutants Extended Universe!) SJ … Continue reading SJ Whitby on Self-Pub, Superheroes, and Series Writing

Don’t Let Craft Advice Silence Your Authorial Voice

The internet is full of craft advice for writers. Some of it is even good advice. All of it purports to make your writing better, more readable, more relatable, more salable. I’m not talking about grammar advice, like how to punctuate dialogue. That’s a mechanical skill. It’s mostly objective, at least within its specific context … Continue reading Don’t Let Craft Advice Silence Your Authorial Voice