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The Thing You Should Never Ask A Writer

Writers get asked a lot of questions. Successful writers get asked a lot more questions. Very successful writers get to charge people for asking questions. And amazingly successful writers don’t have to answer any questions at all. All questions are valid, even dumb ones. Yes, there are stupid questions, and stupid people, and sometimes the […]

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The Male (Writer) Conundrum

Perhaps not conundrum. But last week my agent sent me an email that contained these lines: I wonder if this one might be better off with a male editor, or someone with a slightly different sensibility? This from an editor at a major publishing house. And this wasn’t the first time he’s received a response […]

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