The following is a guest blog from author Amie Gibbons. Why do fiction magazines reject so many of the stories they receive? Same answer as the one promised in the title and I’m going to answer up front. It’s because we’re all still children on the playground, clamoring for approval. You want the longer answer?Continue reading “Guest Blog: Why We Pound on the Publishing Door”
It’s been an interesting few days since it was revealed that J.K. Rowling wrote a crime novel (that was published a few months ago) under a pseudonym. Well, you don’t get breaking book news like this very often, but The Independent reported last night that J.K. Rowling revealed The Cuckoo’s Calling, a crime novel published this April, wasContinue reading “On J.K. Rowling”
As an aspiring novelist, I recently couldn’t help thinking about movies about novelists. I’ve picked my favorites of them, and added some thoughts on writing that each movie got me thinking about.