Some writers have to their work completed and edited before submitting a query to an agent. But not all writers. Sound weird? There are two main genres that define how a writer publishes their work in the traditional route: non-fiction and fiction. Fiction queries are the kind of queries that everyone hears about. You finish … Continue reading What writers submit queries and when?
To writers who believe they are slow learners or that they are behind
It doesn't matter how long it takes you to get there. Just the fact that you get there is worth it.
Writing a book is two jobs
A while back, Hank Green made a Vlogsbrothers video, talking about writing. He mentioned what Tommy Orange said when he saw him speak at the University of Montana. "At one point in the talk, he referred to himself as a kind of duality. There are times when he's a writer, and there are times when … Continue reading Writing a book is two jobs
Puppies > humans
humans are the worstand I think I’ve known thatsince I was a kid I never had many friendsI didn’t fully trust any strangersI kept to myself whenever I could but I spoke to animalsI’d never greet a humanbut I’d say hi to their dog dogs never judged mefor my intelligence, my waist sizemy athleticism, my … Continue reading Puppies > humans
Are we human?
Writers are strange people. Perhaps we're not even people at all. Few people can create an entire world from nothing. Something as small as sixty-five words can turn into a 70,000-word novel without trying. But are we human if we're gods of our own worlds? We are sometimes quiet, sitting off to the side. Some of … Continue reading Are we human?
Can an artist be less than or equal to another?
There's always awards—a winner—when it comes to creative arts. A favorite to pick. But it doesn't have to be that way. I attended a music festival a while back. I stood surrounded by different genres and styles. Artists with more stage lights and fireworks played at the end. Those artists, of course, were more popular … Continue reading Can an artist be less than or equal to another?