RTFCP: Read the @#$&@&% Copyright Page!

Do you ever read a book’s copyright page? I bet you don’t. After all, why would you? It’s just a bunch of legalese, the publisher’s address, some odd numerical sequences that only rare book collectors care about, and maybe a boilerplate assurance that the book is a work of fiction. The latter is included so that Read More …

Writing Birdcages Into Mansions

What do you tell people you’re doing when you’ve got an idea for a novel kicking around in your head, but don’t know the first thing about writing one? How do you make them understand, for us non-pantsers, that the time you spend working isn’t necessarily being spent writing? How do you characterize the studying/learning/training Read More …