Monthly Archives: May 2016

New Authors Who Make Way Too Much Money

Originally posted on Dysfunctional Literacy:
Title Tip #1- Take a compound word and reverse it. Most writers struggle to make money, so it’s news when relatively unknown authors get huge advances for their debut novels.  Writers such as Stephanie Danler and  Cynthia…

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Rules for Writing or: What the Heck Do Editors Really Want?

Like many neophyte fiction writers, I often find myself perplexed and distressed at the steady stream of rejections flowing into my inbox.  Assurances that our literary betters slogged through similar swamps in their formative days may bring little bursts of … Continue reading

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You Got to Serve Somebody, Right?

Trigger warning.  This is an angry political rant. The parade of conservative leaders lining up to wag their tails for junkyard dog Trump while wolfing down their bowls of crow continues to grow.  If the proles and the outer party … Continue reading

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Bullies, Bullies Everywhere

Looks like I’ll have to destroy the country again. For decades I’ve been hearing that my right-wing, uptight uncool oppressive beliefs are responsible for making America the hell on earth and diversity-crushing world conqueror we all know it to be.  … Continue reading

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