Process

Comfort Beyond Judgment

A few months ago I subscribed to Poets and Writers magazine because they regularly have relevant features (Finding Your Literary Agent, Free Writing Contests, The Power of Self-Publishing) and interviews with writers I admire (Neil Gaiman, Cheryl Strayed, Roxane Gay). The articles are fairly short, which means I make it from cover to cover in a couple… Continue reading Comfort Beyond Judgment

Process

Distraction and Trout

At times I do almost anything except sit down to write. And I am not alone. Facing the page is agonizing for every writer. Some of us clean our houses, some of us make friends with our mailcarriers or bartenders, others take up knitting or running, some start intensive gardening projects, and a select few wander… Continue reading Distraction and Trout