It's time for an update to my resources page! I have some great new sites for submission stuff (synopsis, query letters, literary journal submissions), craft (skin tone words and representation of marginalized groups), and some of that delightful money business we all love (taxes/insurance and publications that pay). As always, I welcome addition suggestions!
Creativity Jumpstarters: Story A Day and DIY MFA
Continuing on the theme of jumpstarting one's creativity with great and unnecessary side projects, let's talk about Story A Day. Story A Day is a challenge, often called the Nanowrimo of short stories, that dares you to start and finish one story everyday of May (and sometimes September). There are no word limits on the stories and no... Continue Reading →
The idea of querying an agent is a scary one. You're putting yourself out there for the inevitable rejection with the burning hope for acceptance. Agents and publishers can seem like far off dwellers of ivory towers staring down their noses at you, but Manuscript Wishlist brings them closer to Earth. Manuscript Wishlist is a portal linking... Continue Reading →