My Alternative to Amazon

If you’re in the publishing industry at all, as an author, an editor, or even just an interested consumer, you’ve probably read about the controversy surrounding Amazon’s new POD publishing plans, and the restrictions it’s … Read more

Did Paul Varjak Feel This Way?

Every writer, at least every writer I know, has at some point expressed a desire for a sugar daddy. Or mama, whatever. Those first scenes in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, where he has that great apartment, … Read more

The Best Way to Handle Rejection

I recently completed (for now, of course), my novel The Pathfinder, and I have been embroiled in the grueling process of finding an agent to represent me, and failing that, a publisher willing to take … Read more

Deconstructing the SEP Field

Douglas Adams, creator of the world (literally)-famous Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, invented a concept that I am now fully convinced actually exists: the Somebody Else’s Problem (SEP) Field. This field makes items, people, events, … Read more

The Utimate Wedding Checklist

For those of you who haven’t heard already, I’m getting married. Yep, that’s right. Me, married. You may pick yourself off the floor now. I want to elope. All over the place are these gorgeous … Read more