Impostor syndrome has been on my mind lately, partly due to that viral thing Neil Gaiman wrote about it and also because I follow Chuck Wendig's blog Terribleminds and he just wrote a whole article on impostor syndrome and how to deal with it. Seriously recommended, especially if you want to hear a good solid technique. What [...]
Just for fun, and because sarcasm is my second language. The process of querying is hard on the soul (lets not even go near my ego for a while, it's crouched in the corner and I think I hear sobbing) so I blow off some steam by writing with humor about the process. Look, it's [...]
Or; When It's Tempting to Quit
How to write The Hook in your query letter
You will be rejected in many different flavors.
My article on Mamalode.com about translating what you say in Mommy to Toddler speak is up, and I get paid depending on views. (I.e. no views=no pay). So I'm putting the link up here. I maybe get a view (thank you!) and you get a fun five minute read that includes the words "howler monkey" and [...]
In which other authors offer wise advice that I ignore in the best new-author tradition.
The ongoing saga. Look, there has to be at least some fun in this process. Dragging you along is fun.