2013 in review

Oh, 2013 I am NOT sorry to see you go. We had some highs and lows together, but professionally you were great to me, so I won’t complain. Soooo, let’s start with January: I submitted 2 stories to anthologies… Read More

Final draft – complete!

Or should I say abandoned? 😉 I made my first deadline – my editor has my final draft, and I must say, it’s both exciting and terrifying. I know I could continue to edit and revise probably forever,… Read More

How do you…

…revise your manuscript’s final draft in a week and be happy with it? The answer is, you can’t – and I suspect the same would apply if I had a year to work on it. “Art is never… Read More

Self-Publishing, Re-Writes, & an update

Interesting: “Barry Eisler, a NY Times best-selling author of various thriller novels, has just turned down a $500,000 book contract in order to self-publish his latest work. In a conversation with self-publishing aficionado Joe Konrath, Eisler talks about… Read More