Category Archives: author abuse

Writing Workshops and you, the writer

There is a bit of a kerfuffle going on in the writing community about the privilege of attending Clarion and a tweet from Neil Gaiman. It was a silly hyperbolic¬†tweet about the value of going to Clarion. It was called … Continue reading

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Addicted to Subs

With Apologies to Mr. Robert Palmer, and slushers everywhere: Your laptops on, but you’re not home Your mind is not your own Your hands sweat, your keys grind Another story, and you’ll be fine You can’t sleep, you can’t eat … Continue reading

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If the real world was like the world in my head

Readers, For those of you who are writers, which is a few, wouldn’t it be nice if publications would supply reasons for a rejection? ¬†Of course, I know why they don’t, limited time, volume of submissions, complexity of the effort, … Continue reading

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