“If you keep writing down and shaping thoughts, eventually there’ll be a book. It’s not magic, it’s labor.”
Promoting your novel doesn’t have to be a soulless affair. This debut author hit the best-seller list with gratitude, generosity, and plenty of engagement.
“In my everyday life, I’m pretty private and reserved, so the hardest part was taking personal emotion and putting it on the page. “
“I tend to see the world through a humor lens. I use it as a defense mechanism. That may be a personality flaw, but it makes me the writer I am.”
Outline-haters of the world unite.
Or, you know you’re not a writer when…
What to expect when you’re expecting – and you’re juggling a busy freelance career.
Stepping away from social media and back into what’s most important.
Ask The Writer: At what point are classes no longer useful?
“Show your work to people, so they can say to you, it’s not working, and somehow just being told that is soothing, instead of your own doubts and your own shame.”