A Special Kind of Anxiety: Submitting Stories

A Special Kind of Anxiety: Submitting Stories

One of my 2017 goals is to submit each of my three shelved stories three times each by December 31st. This sounds relatively easy, right? The stories are written. They’ve been polished –two edited by a writer who is amazing […]

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GUEST POST: Queens & Courtesans, an Anthology Editor’s Perspective

GUEST POST: Queens & Courtesans, an Anthology Editor’s Perspective

Today we have a wonderful guest post by former Inkette Jessica Corra, anthology editor for Queens & Courtesans!

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Writing Paralysis by Over-Analysis

Writing Paralysis by Over-Analysis

In James Scott Bell’s new book on writing, Just Write, he has a whole section devoted to writer life. Flipping through, I found the header on writing paralysis caused by over-analysis. Arguably, this is the reason why writing books aren’t […]

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Character (re)Discovery

My characters make me happy. I find character creation both a bane and a blessing. A bane because my own vanity comes out in full force; at least initially, my main characters are almost always too perfect. If I try […]

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Learning from the Artist about Creative Perfectionism

Learning from the Artist about Creative Perfectionism

Being in the comic and graphic novel industry is still really new to me. When asked what I write, I still forget that I write comics, unless I’m in a comic-specific meeting setting. I list my personal projects when asked; […]

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The Lasagna Method of Writing

The Lasagna Method of Writing

  Nope, I’m not done talking about the Faith Hunter Bait and Hook workshop I attended in August! I just took so much amazing stuff away from it that I can’t help but share the choice morsels. Today’s topic is […]

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