After a year of querying, I’ve signed with an excellent agent.
Everyone can benefit from doing nothing—not just fiction writers.
What we learn on the first page of a novel should be the most important stuff of all.
Start off the story with just enough of the perfect details to hook the reader. Easy, right?
Lessons from winning the Snipe Women’s Worlds.
The fairy dust of another story has been sprinkled across my desktop.
Seeing the world in a different way doesn’t have to mean leaving a familiar harbor.
Before I was born, my parents went to Europe for a summer driving holiday with my brother (age four) and sister (two and a half). Family lore has it that my sister refused (loudly, and with terrible-two certainty) to use a French toilet because she
Summer’s joys are the same year to year, though the specific challenges vary.
Steering a completely different boat in a race turns out to be a lot of fun.