Last week, I announced that I had hired a writing coach. A fellow blogger and writer, Kristin MacFarland, asked what exactly does a writing coach do for a writer? I tried to explain in a comment, but I think the following Google Chat conversation helps to illustrate what a writing coach does. Keep in mind, this … More Notes from the field
I am a little down on myself. I always question why the hell I try so hard to write when I obviously suck at it, but today it is particularly bad. A complete stranger read the fourth draft of my first novel and the prognosis was not good. I’ll spare you the details and give … More What to do when your writing sucks?