You can dance, you can write…but probably not simultaneously.  This week, we look at pieces that look at the writing life.

MARIE MUTSUKI MOCKETT is eighty-sixed from her own reading.

SUSAN HENDERSON can handle the truth.

GINA FRANGELLO goes to Publishing Hell.

JONATHAN EVISON offers some unsolicited advice.

GREG OLEAR notes that most first-time novels aren’t.

ELIZABETH ESLAMI learns about titular double entendre.

RICHARD COX goes star-fishing on the Amazon.

RONLYN DOMINGUE gets clocked by the paper of record.

ROBIN ANTALEK gets naked. In a bookstore.


BRAD LISTI explains why you’re here.

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