For those who don’t know what a dream journal is, it’s exactly what it sounds like: a place where you write down your dreams.
How did it go? Pretty well. I made it, anyway.
It’s one thing to torch people’s time, it’s quite another to torch their faith in humanity.
Is getting nominated for a Pushcart Prize something to brag about?
Virginia Woolf said, “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”
How to show readers the ways of your newly created world without making them feel like they’re on the receiving end of an “info dump”?
While marketing my debut novel, We Take Care of Our Own, I have made a couple of unsettling discoveries.
Before posting it here, I showed this cover to two people—my wife and an old friend—and on both occasions the first thing out of their mouths was, “What’s that thing in the background?”
Since finding publication for my novel, I’ve started writing stories and sending them out to literary journals again. The rejections feel the same, so far, but the writing feels different this time.
Yesterday, Publishers Marketplace published an item about my debut novel, We Take Care of Our Own, in its “Deals” section. Exciting stuff.