Writers On Writing / Question of the Month: So, I’ve Written 80,000 Words. Now What?
You may have thought all the hard work was over: goodbye to those nights slaving over plot lines and tweaking dialogue, farewell to those days building up to penning the final page, the final paragraph, the final sentence. Once it’s done, it’s done, right? Well… not really. Now comes the searching for a publisher, the […]
Event Recap / Time in the Promised Land
I live in thrall to my chore-lists. The pages of my notebooks hold columns of tasks that assert themselves across my life, like ivy strangling a tree. But during a recent stay at Varuna, I took a machete to my lists until only one column remained: Daily Writing Chores. That single column, short enough to […]