Archives for October
The Writer Will See You Now
Speaking to Someone: Survival and the Book Tour
The Doldrums – Latitude and Longitude
To Blog or Not To Blog: Authors Online
Specialized Unwanted Manuscript Disposal Project
Dear Diary … Can I get away with Journal Excerpts in Fiction?
Don't Call it a Comeback
Elitism in Publishing
View to A Kill: Finding the Best Point-of-View
Literature’s Gender Divide: Numbers About Old-Fashioned, Boring, Outrageous Sexism
6 Things To Do Before Submission Day
Getting it done
Interview with Nigel Hamilton
Another Movable Feast – A List of Unusual Tools For Writers On The Internet
Mentors, Monsters, & Muses
Writing Good Sex Scenes
Travel Writing 101
You Had Me At Woof
Books You MUST Read Before You Die
'Scariest Man In America' – An Interview With Jack Ketchum
November 21, 2014
Friday Faves – Steve Almond, Book Awards, Gone with the Wind, and Shoegazers Reunite
By Dell Smith Happy Friday writers. Looking for something to whet your writerly appetite before heading into Thanksgiving 2014? Look no further. I can’t promise these lit links will guide you to cooking the best turkey ever or mixing a drink like a Pilgrim. But here are some recent (mostly) ...
November 19, 2014
Connecting With Myself Through Writing
By Chuck Leddy Back in 2000, after a mental collapse that put me in a psychiatric hospital for three weeks, my life had shattered into shards. I found myself walking the streets of Boston all night and into the early morning, hearing voices in my head. After twelve hours of ...
November 17, 2014
Over the River and Through the Woods: The Second Draft
by Bethanne Patrick It’s almost exactly two years since I joined Beyond The Margins, and about a month ago I started working on the second draft of the manuscript that brought me humbly to this writers’ collective’s doorstep in the fall of 2012. Yes, it’s taken me two years to ...
November 14, 2014
My Agent’s Advice on Querying
By Randy Susan Meyers Everyone hates querying. When I last led a workshop on The Great American Query Letter the participants shuffled in with the reluctance (not to say dread) of women readying to try on bathing suits in an open-corral fitting room. A co-ed one. But like a job ...
November 12, 2014
A Manuscript Critique Sale to Benefit Caregivers – And A Little Personal History, Too
By Robin Black Any interest in having your prose or poetry manuscript reviewed by the likes of Philip Levine, Elizabeth McCracken, Ron Carlson, Tony Hoagland, or perhaps some other equally amazing author?? There’s an app for that. . .or anyway, there’s a website. And you’ll be ...
November 10, 2014
Teaching Young Writers: Are We Winning the Battle but Losing the War?
By Juliette Fay I think we can all agree on this: the ability to express oneself effectively in the written word is a good thing. I would even go so far as to say that for a wide range of professions, it’s one of the most useful skills you can ...
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