Below are my musings, ponderings, and pontifications on writing methods and madness, and on the writing industry in general.
W.H.Auden said every man likes the sight of his own writing, just as he likes the smell of his own farts.
Auden is right. We hate to trim our own words. Tightening a novel by cutting extraneous material is one of the hardest things to do.
Responses to Critics Feel free to use them yourself, as needed.
Will you help me get published? An explanation, for your own good.
When writing, remember this.
Can prose be like jazz?
Norman Friedman's Forms of the Plot
Are publishers skimming from author royalties?
A good set of proofreading and copyedit symbols can be found here.
A gallery of fun pictures and friends.
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