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Accountability Wednesdays: Week 30

I take back what I said last week. This is definitely the most exhausted I’ve felt in a long time. By the time you’re reading this I’ll have (hopefully) had a good night’s rest in my own bed, but at the time of writing this I am in the process of traveling home from my fourteen-day shift and I am straight-up knackered. 736 more words


The Mighty Pen

I’ll be leaving on a second vacation on August 1st. Yes, I know I may be spoiled, especially seeing as I am not really looking forward to it. 338 more words


5 Things An Editor Wants To See On Your Manuscript's First Page

You must have heard of the Mickey Spillane quote that’s often-repeated in writer circles: The first page sells this book. The last page sells your next. 868 more words

On Writing

How To Break Into Print Publishing

The big question. Do you submit directly to the publishers, or do you find an agent who will do that for you? Based on anecdotal evidence I’ve heard, it can work either way. 2,876 more words


The lost boys

It was a hot and parched afternoon in the urban jungle of Manila, as carriages packed with people from north of the city head towards… 4,063 more words


“I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.”  – Jack London

This is everything — this is life — in a quote. And it’s wonderful.