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My Writing Process

This post ought to have been left blank because I realized that I have no process. Or perhaps there is no process.

Except that process where you have shown perseverance in spending time glued to the chair at your desk, tearing your hair (if you have any left), sighing in despair, pacing up and down the floor and sitting through the bouts of time when there has been no writing. 1,135 more words


The Freelance Editor Dilemma: Hiring a Good One

Winter Bayne recently did a post about available freelance editors and kindly mentioned me. At this point, I’m well aware that writers have different views on hiring editors for their work. 689 more words

Michelle Mueller

Paula Yoo on How to Publicize Your Children's Book

Paula Yoo is a children’s book writer, television writer, and freelance violinist living in Los Angeles. Her first book, Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds, won Lee & Low’s New Voices Award. 1,100 more words

Publishing 101

Describli is now in beta

The writer prompt and word gaming site Describli.com has entered its second round of beta testing and is currently accepting new members. We wrote about Describli in… 218 more words

Foil & Phaser

Emergency! The Importance of Resources for Writers

We had a little mishap at our house on Labor Day, which is why there was no Sensibility and Sense blog post last week.

People who know my family well know that we seem to attract drama and it almost always happens on or around a holiday. 669 more words

What to Do Before & After "THE CALL" from an Offering Literary Agent

By Jen Malone

It’s my agent-iversary this month (two years since I signed with my lovely agent, Holly Root) and I’ve recently had a couple of my freelance editing clients contact me with news of  “let’s schedule a call” emails from agents. 1,218 more words

Publishing Process & Business

I've Found an Agent...Ish!

How I’ve dreamed of writing that first sentence (without the ‘ish’)! And now I can finally type the words and share my exciting news…ish.

Last week, a literary agent contacted me to ask if I could get in touch re my ‘funny’ and ‘witty’ head lice story. 619 more words