Dear Literary Ladies

Dear Literary Ladies,
How can you guage, in the midst of writing, if your work is any good? It’s so hard to be objective, and see the forest from the trees. Should I compare my writing with that of other writers I admire? Read More→

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Dear Literary Ladies,

Is there anything to be gained by reading reviews of your books? For most authors, it’s hard to ignore reviews; first of all, one is curious, but also, with google alerts and such, everything’s in your face 24/7. What was your experience with reviews, and did you learn anything of value from them? Read More→

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How can a writer improve her craft?

By | On Sep 30, 2014 | Comments (2)

Dear Literary Ladies,
What advice would you give a writer wanting to improve her craft? I read so many books on writing, and every one of them offers different techniques. Also, how long can I expect to work at this until I see results? Read More→

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Dear Literary Ladies,
What is the biggest mistake or miscalculation aspiring writers make when first start sending their work out? There’s usually no feedback, so what’s the single most important lesson to keep in mind?  Read More→

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How can I develop good writing habits?

By | On Sep 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dear Literary Ladies,
With a full-time job and a thousand other things on my plate, my writing time is catch as catch can. Is it important to have regular writing times, so that writing becomes habitual? Read More→

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