Get published in ten (easy?) steps

I’ve written a book, now how do I get it published? (I get asked this question a lot, so I thought I’d try to answer it here in ten easy steps.) 1) First off, congratulations on writing a book! Seeing your vision through to the end, sticking with your characters for a few hundred pages, and […]

Writing Advice Part I

Here it is, the best piece of writing advice I ever got: Write the story you most want to read. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? But you’d be amazed by how few people actually do this. For years, I didn’t. I wrote the stories I thought would please my teachers. The stories I thought would impress […]

Finding a Writer’s Group

Every professional writer I know works with a writing group. So if you want to write and publish books (or stories, poems, or essays), probably the single best thing you can do is find a good writing group to work with. So how do you find a writing group? 1) Get involved with some of […]