So You Want to Be a Writer

So You Want to Be a Writer

With the ever-increasing ease of self-publishing, more and more people are becoming writers. Most are doing it on the side of some other occupation, with no intention of ever taking on writing as a full-time career. But many are looking to cut loose from the corporate...
This is Why We Have Editors

This is Why We Have Editors

I use commas the way the B29 dropped bombs: let them loose to fall where they may, and hope they land where you want them. I can’t spell names I invented. I string together sentences longer than some short stories. This is why we have editors. I overuse ellipses...