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My Friend, Fear

Fear is a fickle friend. I mean at first glance it’s hard to imagine her as your lunch buddy, but as time goes on, you understand her subtle ways. 338 more words

Writing And Life


Every serious writer has been there. That awful place of self-doubt, frustration, and hopelessness. I call it the Pit of Despair.

We work in a business that’s full of rejection but the irony is that you have to put your work “out there” if your goal is publication. 720 more words

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Detours Can Be Fabulous

If you’ve been following along here on Emu’s Debuts, you know that there is not one path to publication. Some roads meander, some have obstacles, and some are very long. 414 more words

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CEMETERY RIOTS: Mission Complete

After months of working with authors to select and edit stories, and tweak contracts, and get the book and cover laid out, and publishing it, we’re done! 361 more words

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Time to grieve

This is a post for producers and directors, or any note-givers really. It’s about how writers receive notes.

Or maybe it isn’t? Maybe it’s just about how I receive notes? 884 more words

My Way

On Not Being Creative

I think a lot of writers are inherently self-deprecating people. I’ve followed enough writers on social media to see the tweets and posts on how they are not writing enough because they are too busy, too tired, or too lazy. 898 more words


Writing, Twizzlers, and the Music

I write. I revise. I eat Twizzlers. I write some more. Recently, I realized there’s another thing I do when I’m in the writing zone, I listen and sing poorly to songs that inspire me. 513 more words