handling feedback

I’ve been thinking a lot about feedback and critique. It’s an invaluable part of preparing a manuscript for query and submission. Definition time: a manuscript is the unpublished version of a work that the author is...

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staring down a blank page

I don’t wake up craving a cup of coffee. I wake up just fine with a splash of cold water on my face. It’s not the jolt I crave at all. It could be noted that I don’t drink decaf, but that’s more about...

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the time of your life

“Did you hear about [celebrity or sports figure]?” “Did you see that ___________?” “What do you think about [insert recent trending topic]? For a little while, my answer will be no. Right now...

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