There’s a saying in the restaurant industry: “Who closed this place last night?” Which basically means, why was everything left a mess, why were tasks left unfinished, why are things put back in weird places? The thing is, with revision…you’re the onlyContinue reading “Revision Series #4: Leave Yourself Somewhere New”
Advice from the Renwick Gallery in DC I am so excited to share this advice with you because I truly think it is one of the most important lessons in revision that I had to learn, and turbocharged my writing afterwards. Okay.Continue reading “Revision Series #3: Realization vs. Progress”
Alternative title: Tidying, Tending, Mending Why call it work? I know this is a revision series, but it seems to me that what we’re really talking about when we talk about revision is doing the work. We have all of this discourse aroundContinue reading “Revision Series #2: Why Call it Work?”
I always heard that revision was the hardest part of writing. And then, I felt it in my bones. But there were those glimmers, and moments where my vision was realized. I started chasing these good-feeling moments, and then I realized —Continue reading “Revision Series #1: 20-minute Recon”
As we finish up the year, it’s time to reflect on our writing practices and accomplishments. There will always be shiny new projects and plans in our future, but a sustainable writing practice requires reflection and appreciation for our own hard work.Continue reading “Reflecting on the Writing Year”
It was lovely to be a part of this panel discussing Dune with Peter Medeiros and Sara Rivera, hosted by the wonderful Kyra Cook from Silver Unicorn Books!
It was amazing to moderate this panel on Horror Writing as part of the Boston Book Festival 2020. Thank you to Joe Hill, Paul Tremblay, and Jen Waite for sharing their advice, humor, and writing processes! Watch the replay here