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What I Wish I Wrote

Yesterday, a writer I work with confessed her greatest fear–lack of originality. She felt she didn’t have anything to say that hadn’t already been said. What could she offer that was new, different, … 536 more words

Writing Process

Bad Faith Pub Day!!!

It’s publication day for my first book!

Thanks so much to all of you who have ordered Bad Faith or bought a copy at one of my recent events. 197 more words

Bad Faith: Stories

Library Link Line-Up!


I hope you have some great plans for the weekend, whether you’re chilling (literally) in the Library or in the pool. We’ve got some great links for you today ranging from an article about the joy of bookish photo challenges on Instagram to a new children’s graphic novel to an essay about media consumption. 72 more words

Library Link Line-Up

On not writing

“I imagine it would be wiser professionally not to mention those years I spent not writing, years I spent doubting myself so fully that it was torture to pound out a page. 93 more words

Twenty-first Century

On keeping oneself on edge

“A writing routine that causes some form of discomfort isn’t so much a reminder of this omnipresent discord; given so many writers’ propensity for neuroses and anxiety, I doubt many of us need a reminder of how much conflict exists in the world. 91 more words

Twenty-first Century

Ward Farnsworth Doesn’t Fuck Around | The Millions

Now, six years on, Ward Farnsworth has produced a sequel (a term associated more with Hollywood franchises than with manuals on literary technique).  198 more words

Love and Gravity's Rainbow

For the past several years, I’ve been working on a book about politics in Thomas Pynchon novels. It’s been a hell of an undertaking. I’ve reread all of Pynchon’s works several times. 131 more words

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