It’s March, and I haven’t yet shared my word of the year. Or plans I have related to writing. Or a summary of what I wrote and published last year. I haven’t even blogged. What does this lack of content have to do with the title of this post? Let’s talk about that.
Tag Archives: publishing
The Things They Don’t Tell You
As far as I know, there is no definitive manual on how to be an author. There are hundreds of books about the craft of writing and dozens of places to go for advice on how to write a good query letter and synopsis. You can take a course on everything from nailing that firstContinue reading “The Things They Don’t Tell You”
I’m having trouble processing the fact we’ve just embarked upon a new decade. This might have something to do with the fact I still haven’t accepted the fact we’re twenty years into a new millennium. When? How? Despite having a hard time with the math, however, I have done a lot over the past tenContinue reading “2020”
Publishing is a Journey
Last month I promised my newsletter subscribers a story. Here it is… Publishing is a journey that requires a lot of patience. Books have to be written and revised, submitted, accepted (hopefully), revised again, edited to within an inch of their precious lives, and then, finally, made available for purchase. For me, on average, eightContinue reading “Publishing is a Journey”
If there is one thing writing has taught me, it’s how to let go. It’s not an easy lesson, and out of all the lessons of the past few years, it’s the one I struggle with most—probably because it’s just so important. It affects every stage of the writing process and has value in otherContinue reading “Letting Go”