People have asked me “How can you write a novel?” It’s one word in front of the other. “Why don’t you write short stories? That would be so much easier?” […]
Extraordinary things happen when you write a book, and some of them come out as a song.
Writers, more than anyone, can use some rejection therapy, so start with a 30 day challenge.
You wrote the book. That may seem like the easy part as you begin to face scores of decisions. Front matter and back matter. Author photo. Editors, overall and copy. […]
Joe Hansen taught at the Wesleyan Writers Conference and I was sitting in a college classroom, deserted for the summer, left to us aspiring novelists. I was writing regularly for The […]
I remember when I decided to launch a Kickstarter project: a June day washed with sun and optimism. Then there were weeks of figuring out the logistics. Building the site. […]