"Writing is about community, even if you write alone." ~Natalie Goldberg
Welcome, fellow writing chums. Below are links to some of the writing-related articles and author interviews I've penned, a few resources I turn to for my own professional development, and names of authors and writing blogs that provide me with ongoing support and information. I hope you find them useful!
Why write? This PDF contains two articles that explore the personal and professional motivations of two accomplished authors.
My YouTube channel has a handful of brief interview videos, in which I share my thoughts on: creating authentic voice in dialogue, revising your novel, writing tough scenes and more.
For Jewell Parker Rhodes, author of more than a dozen books of fiction and nonfiction, the appeal of writing is how it allows her to live other lives in her imagination. "How I Write" interview, The Writer magazine.
At WritersMarket.com, I answer the question, "As a freelancer, how do you get regular assignments?" Writers Market Q&A
NEW: This site has a cool infographic that offers 128 alternatives to using the word “very.”
NEW: If you want a little help with descriptive writing, check out this handy, visual resource – a color thesaurus.
Where are the paying markets? These websites will tell you.
The following articles address specific freelance markets, including tips for breaking in.
Check out these blogs, by writers and for writers, which reveal the many trials and triumphs of the life we've chosen. All of these writers are also active on Twitter. Follow, connect and reap the rewards.
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