I’m a Writer, Not an Orator

  Despite my desire to remain hidden behind the sofa, I do occasionally teach classes.  Usually it’s when I can’t…

Breaking Eggs for Cake

My NaNoWriMo Writers Group has been working on revision since the first of the year – it’s tough, I won’t…

My First Time

I was published completely by accident, it never should have happened.  At the time, writing was not my full-time job…

Submitting & Publishing

One of the things I teach other writers and chant in my own head is this:  write for yourself.  Tell…

Why Do You Write?

The very first writing class I took, the very first assignment, the very first thing I ever had to read…

The Story You Tell

Whether you write fiction, poetry, or memoir, it all has a piece of your story in it.  Maybe the question…

Zine-Speak

Because I write cross-genre, I did promise to cover things other than just fiction.  Today we’ll segue into self-publishing in…