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Price Drop - Revise Your Novel in a Month

Since, agent Jill Corcoran is such a good marketer, I am sure most of you always know about the video series that author of the PLOT WHISPERER, Martha Alderson and literary agent Jill Corcoran released three months ago. 615 more words


The Home Stretch

While I’m still really enjoying the ride with THE SHAMAN’S CURSE (and checking sales a couple of times a day), it’s time to get back to business. 255 more words


Django Reinhardt And The Hot Club Of France

Originally posted 4/22/2012; original title “Django, 2:48 AM.”

Predawn.  Nothing is happening here.
My wild-haired silhouette hulks
in the corner mirror.

Django’s improbably on the radio; he and… 121 more words


I Will Be Content

Originally posted on 7/5/2005, without a title, as a section of a larger essay.

I ride this world as if Ganesh himself
had plucked me up and placed me upon his back. 90 more words


Exam Questions For The Next World

Originally posted 7/12/2013.  

Section One:

Explain intersectionality
as it relates to
systemic oppression.
Include in your essay
the following terms:

blood dugout. 
pitted bone.
rape shop. 85 more words


Writing Proofs, or, When in Doubt, Print it Out!

*Check out my 10 Tips for Writing Revealing Dialogue on the Carve blog!*

When I was nineteen, I dropped out of college, drove to L.A., and tried to become an actress. 805 more words


Gone Revisin'

Wasn’t Tara Dairman’s launch party week fun? And lucky me, she and I are neighbors, so I was able to join in the festivities in person at her launch party in Boulder. 933 more words

Editing And Revising