“Indeed, though she had shown cause that evening for this particular loyalty [to her work], she had never felt it necessary to show cause to herself. She had written what she felt herself called upon to write; and though shew as beginning to feel that she might perhaps do this thing better, she had no… Read More Why am I doing this!
I was reading Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules for Writers and hit suggestion 9, and then 10, which hit me like a whallop with insight. This past year, trying to get Fate of the Red Queen published, I’d been trying to finish Sen of the Woods. Three months to finish a draft? Like all the whooshing deadlines… Read More “Rules” with Insight
This is my editing chair. I haven’t sat in it for a while. I have worked on a fair number of drafts, but in a year with a good many interruptions of life, shifting deadlines, or deadlines that reflect the immortal words of Douglas Adams, “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they… Read More Lonely Editing Chair