Writing: The Gift of Little Pieces

I may have mentioned before that July seems to be a month of (wonderful) deadlines, and August is setting itself up to be that way. It would be easy, but depressing, to just let my fiction go and give into the panic worry that maybe there isn’t enough time for it all. I’m trying to […]

Deadlines, Revisited

Way back here, almost a year ago, when I was just getting started with The Writing & Critique Group Survival Guide, I posted about how I seriously dislike deadlines. Boy, that feels a long time ago. Since, then I’ve met several deadlines, and all of them have felt pretty good. Probably because, as I wrote […]

Deadlines–Big & Small

I met a deadline yesterday. I sent a chunk of chapters, the first big set from The Critiquer’s Survival Guide, off to my own critique group. (Yes, I really do practice what I preach!) I had checked with them ahead of time and found out they were okay with reading these pages over the T’giving […]