How to Be Edited Without Freaking Out

I think I can write about this with at least some amount of credibility, seeing that I’ve had newspaper articles and short stories edited – and have now written a book that’s up for editing. In the initial stages of working things out with my publishers,¬†Indireads¬†– after the contract had …

Now on Twitter and Goodreads

I promised myself I wouldn’t blog until I was done with the first draft of my book – the one that incorporates the first round of editors’ notes. And finally, finally, I’m done, but it was not without some struggle – which is a story for another day. So around …

The Observer Effect in Writing

I first heard the ‘Observer Effect’ term from author Raksha Bharadia, during a writers’ workshop I attended years ago (2009, I think it was) when she was talking about all the obstacles we put up to stop ourselves from succeeding as writers. It was a pure ‘a-ha!’ moment, she’d named …