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Getting Your Critique On

I only know one way to critique a manuscript, and that’s with a nervous heart. Critiquing is a serious, sometimes tricky, business and shouldn’t be taken lightly. If someone trusts you enough to show you their work, consider it a privilege. Give the task the same level of respect you afford your own writing, and […]

Being Fear’s Bitch: A Guide to Not Writing

Stop being a filthy, damned liar.  The only thing keeping you from writing is you. You don’t have the time? Make time. You’ve got a busy life? Then schedule it in. Either start being honest about the reason you’re not writing, or start being honest about the fact that you don’t want it enough to […]