Training Your Writing Assistant

Step One: Procure writing assistant. Local PetSmart adoption event is a good place to look.** Step Two: Give new assistant a few days to become acclimated. Don't force him to work right away. Step Three: Start working on edits at dining room table and wait. The assistant will appear and lie all over your notes. Step … Continue reading Training Your Writing Assistant

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Retreating

I've never been on a writers' retreat before. I'd heard about them, and they looked like so much fun.  I ached to go on one. To have a group of writer friends, to throw my laptop and some clothes in an overnight bag and go somewhere for the weekend.  Somewhere that's else, away from the dishes that … Continue reading Retreating