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Meta Monday 15: Finish What you Write

photo by Jakob Montrasio How does one get published? How do you do it? You do it. You write. You finish what you write. You look for publishers who publish “that kind of thing”, whatever it is. You send them what you’ve done (a letter asking if they’d like to see a whole manuscript or […]

Henry Miller’s Commandments

photo by ken Henry Miller’s 11 writing commandments, as taken from Henry Miller Miscellanea. COMMANDMENTS Work on one thing at a time until finished. Start no more new books, add no more new material to “Black Spring.” (The project he was working on at the time) Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever […]

Meta Monday 13: A Foundation of Air

illustration by jeloid Fantasy writing must be grounded in both truth and life experience if it is to work. It can be as inventive and creative as the writer can make it, a whirlwind of images and plot twists, but it cannot be built on a foundation of air. – Terry Brooks in The Complete […]