Tag: writing process

How a career editor treated my novel

How a career editor treated my novel

I placed my debut novel in the hands of an editor with long experience at an excellent publisher. What changes…
Add the bucket list to the chuck-it list: It never made sense

Add the bucket list to the chuck-it list: It never made sense

Is there ever a better time than now to begin doing what you want most to do?
Career advice on pursuing passion is misunderstood

Career advice on pursuing passion is misunderstood

Does life suddenly switch from a slog to a breeze when you cast aside caution and start chasing your dream?
How to get big stuff done

How to get big stuff done

When you’re facing a lot of internal resistance, sometimes the strongest way to start a big job is to give…
Tracing the shape of the Bongs For Steve plot

Tracing the shape of the Bongs For Steve plot

It can be interesting for an author to pick out the skeleton of a novel that has been written without…
Dim lights, small city

Dim lights, small city

Bongs For Steve settings feel grungy alongside the nightspots of Bright Lights, Big City, but its narrator gets more from…

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