Returning to an old short story to unlock something in the novel
Are you a writer, too?TNN’s first discussion thread! Tell me — are you a writer, too? What are you working on, and where can people find you online if they want to le…
Once, in Vermont, I went on a run on a wooded path that I was certain, having looked at it on a map ahead of time, was shaped like an oval and roughly …
When I first started trying to write novels, I never researched. I think I was too afraid of falling into an internet rabbit hole and “wasting” “time.”…
On Wednesday, I started over. I opened a blank Scrivener file and started at the beginning. I’d spent too long trying to figure out a way back into thi…
One send-off for a short story, another send-off for myself, back into the murky world of the work in progress
I said last week that, as I see it, my main job is to be the person I need to be to write the story I want to write. This is something that is true for…
The first draft of the other project is finished, and I finally feel like I can get back to the novel! There will be more work on this other thing, of …
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