Category: Writers and Writing

Books, writing, and the writers’ life

Fun

I was hanging out with writer friends when someone suggested that the best move we could make was to, at the appropriate time, put aside writing for a few weeks or months and devote ourselves to promotion. Afterward, we could

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Imagine

“What we have is a crisis of imagination.” That’s a quote from Warren Buffett’s son Peter, a writer of music, in an article called “The Charitable Industrial Complex”. It’s about the capitalist mindset of philanthropists who spend their lives making

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Give It Up?

I was finishing draft five or six of a novel and wondering how many times more I would go through and make changes, when I realized I had best give it up or I might still be working on it

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The Path to Fame and Fortune

Through a lot of years writing and teaching writing, I have noticed that to earn a living as a writer of fiction, we should adhere to this simple formula: Get born and/or raised with a moderate or better gift for

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