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This is some text I put in the box because I disliked looking at a box that says "This is a box where you can put some text." Websites should not nag. There, I said it.
One of my writing forum members complained (accurately) that it's impossible to summarize an entire novel in 250 words. Which is the absolute truth: any novel that could be summarized in 250 words wouldn't be a novel worth reading. But this member was upset at how many unique and intriguing aspects of the novel's worldbuilding were going to get glossed or omitted. No doubt when writing your own query you got frustrated by the limits of the form, the character shading that got stripped down…Continue
One good thing about being a writer is you can talk about the best ways of burying bodies, and no one phones the local boys in blue.
(True story: I was knitting a sock at a writing convention when a woman said, "May I see?" Ordinarily I'd hand over the sock, but I was with other writers, so I handed over one of the double-pointed needles. The…Continue