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On NaNoWriMo: Next Month, You’re Going to Write a Novel

Tweet I’ve talked before about my miserable years in Tulsa, and how they coincided with my failed efforts to shop my novel to publishers. Essentially, I spent my first year out of college rewriting Taming Fire, and then my second year shopping it around. Now, while I was shopping that novel, I did what every […]

On Writing What You Know: You’re Not Too Boring to Tell a Story

Tweet Yesterday I told the story of my second novel…again. I’m well aware that I’ve talked about that book several times around here (and I’m certain I will again). In fact, the last time I mentioned it previously, I described it like this: The Poet Alexander is basically the 180,000-word story of my adolescence, chronicling […]

The Walk-and-Talk

Good writing needs conversation, whether it’s a talk with a friend, a debate with a copyeditor, or a negotiation with your own subconscious. Capture discussion.