1) Let every critique you receive sway you. Ever hear that “too many cooks spoil the broth”? Sometimes it’s better to whip up something all by yourself that you absolutely LOVE than let lots of “adviser cooks” taste your
I had considered attending the OCW summer conference for many years, but always the cost or timing prevented my participation. This year, however, after years of freelance writing and editing, my yearning for fellowship and collaboration outweighed financial
by Roseanna White There are so many things in the writing life that we don’t get to decide, that we have no control over—chief among them being how other people react to our work, whether they’re agents, editors, or readers.
by Angela Ruth Strong When it comes to contests, I’m like a little girl all excited to get my ears pierced, but when it’s time to actually have a hole punched through my earlobe, I wonder, Why did I want
Three Keys to Create a Killer Scene in your memoir, novel, or nonfiction story by Susy Flory Have you ever driven a fast car or ridden on a fast horse? I used to ride my dad’s quarter horse named Y-Bar,