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Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Keep a little of your self for yourself
I sometimes worry that, although I am writing fiction, readers may try to “decode” the story by retracing my steps to find the original sliver of my reality that served as the starting point, and then take it one step too far to try and decode me.
Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Learning how to write, part two
Now, I’m in Ames, nervous and excited and ready as I’ll ever be for this new phase of my writing life.
Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Duotrope and the resume of failures
Alongside the resume I regularly update, I have another document that gets a similar treatment that’s almost like my resume’s shadow.
Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Practicing voice
Over the course of the four novels, I became so familiar with the voice of the point of view character, a woman named Elena Greco, that I felt myself unconsciously starting to write in it.
Author Toolbox Blog Hop: The limits of being an introvert
I must recognize that my extreme introversion will come up against its limits as I advance my writing career.
Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Creating writing prompts
I’m happier with my prompted writing because it allows me to tailor my prompts to what I’m working on, which allows me to be more productive with my time.
Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Learning how to write
I was most excited about writing when I felt I was learning the most about it.
Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Diversity and publishing — Interview with Jandra Sutton
Jandra Sutton is an author, freelance writer, and public speaker based in Nashville, Tennessee. Her passion is connecting with people, and she loves helping young adults reach their full potential by engaging their desire to learn and succeed despite the odds. To me, this excitement for connecting and helping others comes through in Jandra’s writing.Continue reading “Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Diversity and publishing — Interview with Jandra Sutton”
Author Toolbox Blog Hop: The balancing act
I am the type of writer who would much rather be writing something new rather than editing a project I’ve already started. Even when I know that something isn’t ready for publication, is nowhere near “finished,” I have a hard time sitting myself down to edit. It’s not even that I dread the task ofContinue reading “Author Toolbox Blog Hop: The balancing act”