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Head in the Clouds

I’ve read that aspiring writers should go to writers’ conferences. Austin has this agent conference coming up. Now, if I could get an agent and sell a novel, the advance might be, oh, let’s be wild optimists, $5,000. Something like 15% goes to the agent. How much is that conference? $439. Plus $50 if you … Continue reading

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Adventures of a Wayward Desk

Ideally my desk could travel the world and send snaps of itself with beautiful views. Say, where is the writer action figure with desk accessory anyway? In the meantime, in the real world–if that’s where I am–I’ve got a stack of stories and novels with nothing to do but be eviscerated. This month of May, … Continue reading