The Crippling Possibility of Success

Here's the wonderful and terrible thing about creative work: YOU COULD MAKE IT BIG. One painting, one song, one poem, one video, change your entire life. Twilight, Harry Potter, Where the Crawdads Sing, To Kill a Mockingbird, and so many others that I could go on for a LONG time. An author's breakout novel, … Continue reading The Crippling Possibility of Success

A Few Notes From a Freelance Editor

I've been editing for friends in exchange for other bookish favors for almost ten years. I've been doing freelance editing for about three, when I decided that I needed a day job that wasn't related to my creativity. The other day I ran across a book review where the reviewer was bashing the editor of … Continue reading A Few Notes From a Freelance Editor