Up ‘n’ Changing …Everything? A Writer Rewrites
I’m still not fully sure what in tarnation I was thinking, rewriting around 30,000 words in a week, and so very close to a critical e-book deadline. And yet, on January 3, when I reread my second novella in the Menagerie Mysteries series, The Moon Is Not My Name, I’d had a sinking feeling that…
Please Be Honest vs. If You Loved It: On the Weird World of Reviews
I’m an odd duck of a writer in many ways. I love receiving feedback once a story’s published — whether it’s good, middling, or negative — but I cannot stand the idle critiques of careless readers when a work is in progress. (I’m thankful, then, to have found one beta reader who understands my aims,…
What Is Self-Publishing “Good For”?
What does medieval writing culture have in common with self-publishing in today’s digital world? Less than it could, and maybe should!