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Submit or Perish

Writers are masochists. They have to be. Otherwise, they would never put up with the whole thing. Writing is a painful process. Don’t get me wrong. Everyone loves the first draft, some writers even enjoy re-writing, but I don’t know a single person that loves submission. Even the name sounds bad, as if you are […]

A Strange Mash-up

To quote the Zen Master Lucas in the 1995 movie Empire Records: “Who knows where thoughts come from? They just appear.” Ok, so he wasn’t really a Zen Master, but he makes a valid point. It’s hard for writers to answer the “where do your ideas come from” question because they are like any ideas. […]