Tag Archive | editing

Me, a guest blogger?

Hey everyone! I did a guest blog spot on My Fiction Nook where I talk about how important it is to change how we think about our writing, especially when we are editing!

Y’all, editing sex scenes is DIFFICULT

Like…I love my editor with Riptide, May Peterson. Seriously. I love her. I wanna meet her and have like coffee and a deep conversation (assuming she can stand me), but OMG how do romance authors do this? Sex is an uncomfortable thing for me. I was sexually assaulted, I’ve queer in every way since I […]

The San Francisco Writer’s Conference!!! I am here, dudes, and it is so awesome to hang out with kindred souls! These are my peeps! Amazing conversation, good food, ideas all around, and intellectual politics! I look forward to this every year. Thank so much for being around and for being amazing, writers and industry professionals […]

Do We Still Need Grammar?: Form and Function For the New Writer

This is a topic with many layers, and I’m sure that some people will argue with me, but that’s fine. Hear me out. We writers live in an altered head-space. There’s this whole other world in which we dwell where the function of a piece is more often the goal, and the form can just […]

There Is No Try: Why Writers Fail

Since the San Francisco Writer’s Conference (something that always gets me thinking about my writing process) I’ve been considering the intellectual side of writing as a profession. How can an author go from a hobbyist that happens to get an occasional review or fanmail, to someone making a living at producing literature? It’s a very critical […]