Advice And Consent (2019/07/13 05:00)The very best advice I received was not a command but a seed for discussion.
How To Listen To Your Gut (2019/05/28 08:00)And how to do what scares you, at the same time.
Words From The Wise (2019/01/30 05:00)Very few people are qualified to give useful story advice because they think the main function of a story is to entertain them.
An Infinitely Receding Horizon (2019/01/01 05:00)"...while surely there will be a time to rest, it is not now."
How To Tell Me Something I Want To Hear (So I Can Just Ignore It And Move On) (2018/07/05 05:00)On not caring what other people think of your work, while at the same time caring about your work.
A Better Beta (2018/05/21 08:00)On giving, getting, and using good feedback on your work.
Things I Have Learned, 2018 Edition (2018/01/17 05:00)Words from the wise.
How To Take Advice Disguised As Criticism (& v.v.) (2017/09/03 08:00)Or, how to keep pedantic jackasses from getting the better of you.
Sell It Or Shelve It Dept. (2014/07/08 10:00)The how-to of writing is something to be outgrown, not followed to the end.
Plastics, Benjamin! Dept. (2013/08/26 10:00)On why too much advice to writers is mere marketing advice.
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