Stuff that's going on today and this weekend. In other news, there will be more news.
Why five? Because I was going to post this on Friday, so it was supposed to be a "Five on Friday" kind of thing. Only I didn't, and it's Tuesday, and Two on Tuesday is too few (say that five times fast), and Ten on Tuesday is too many. So five it is. #1. DFW… Continue reading 5 Field Trips
For DFW Writer's Workshop members. (You know who you are.) Wednesday, May 9th I'm leading a mini-workshop on pitching your book to an agent or editor, in preparation for the DFW Writers' Conference.If you did not get the handout in an email from DFWWW, you can view it online here or download it here (download starts… Continue reading
For DFW Writer's Workshop members. (You know who you are.) Tonight I'm leading a mini-workshop on pitching your book to an agent or editor, in preparation for this weekend's conference.If you did not get the handout in an email from DFWWW, you can view it online here or download it here (download starts automatically).I will not… Continue reading Pitching your book
Sometimes perfectly good words get completely out control when they're in the wrong company. My Wednesday night critique group is a read and critique style: writers get (up to) 15 minutes to read their work aloud, which is then viciously torn apart commented upon by the group. This method has pros and cons, but it… Continue reading When words go wrong (iLesson)
I'm wiped out from the DFW Writer's Conference this weekend. What a lot of awesomeness. Keynote speaker Jodi Thomas--who is simply one of the neatest people I've ever met--gave a speech that had me nodding and laughing and tearing up. First, she talked about her drive into Canyon, TX, where she is writer in residence… Continue reading Imaginary Ninjas FTW