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  1. 01. Change Schmange

    I hate change. Hate it.

    Part of the problem is that I’m wildly indecisive and a devout pessimist. I take Murphy’s Law seriously: What can go wrong, must go wrong.

    So, while some people see change as an opportunity for growth and good fortune, I see it as potential disaster waiting to ambush me. Read more →

  2. 02. Highlights: Writers’ Resources, March 2015

    Every few months, I highlight some of the newest additions to my Writers’ Resources page, where I post links to articles and essays on everything from craft advice to submission and publishing advice to blogging tips.

    This is the first time, however, that, as part of my roundup, I’m writing a eulogy of sorts for a resource that I adored.

    In January, the amazing website, Beyond the Margins, closed its virtual doors. Read more →

  3. 03. More New Writers’ Resources

    I’m always adding links to my Writers’ Resources page, so every now and then I like to highlight some of the new resources I’ve discovered, along with an old favorite or two. Read more →

  4. 04. Highlights: New on Writers’ Resources

    These past weeks, I’ve added lots of links to my Writers’ Resources page. I’ve found some fantastic posts about submissions, craft, the literary marketplace, etc., so I thought I’d highlight a few. Read more →

  5. 05. Submission Tips: Get Yourself on That Newsstand

    Submitting to literary magazines is always a hot topic in my workshops.

    Whether I’m introducing beginning writers to the lit mag world or I’m working with seasoned writers like those my Press Send Workshop, who revise a story, research submission markets, and then submit to their top four markets during the final class, I know that all my students are eager to discuss how to go about submitting their work to journals.

    And there is a method that gets results.   Read more →

  6. 06. Bloggers, Bloggers Everywhere

    I have a confession: I am a recovering lawyer. These days, I try not to dwell on the past and to solely define myself professionally as a writer, teacher, and, now, blogger.

    But blogging has brought the lawyer in me roaring back to life.  Read more →

  7. 07. Greetings and Salutations!

    Greetings and salutations! And yes, I know, greetings are salutations. But sometimes the only way to express the proper degree of enthusiasm is through a bit of redundancy.

    For my first post, I want to thank the people who made this website possible.   Read more →


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