On Opening A Manuscript

SG_blog_inspiration Last November, I won NaNoWriMo for the 6th time. Most writers who finish NaNoWriMo find themselves asking, Now what? in the months that follow. I have managed to complete revisions to one NaNoWriMo novel and am shopping it out now, but I have 4* awaiting my attention. So this year’s creative plan explores the question, Now what? for the other projects. In My 2014 Creative Work P ...
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Love Crafts

SG_blog_secretsOne of the bigger struggles of Valentine's Day is combatting the holiday's clichés while still making the day meaningful. This year, I'm excited to share some ideas that will help you ensure that your lovers know how sexy they are. Now, before you pull out all of the stops, remember this: beauty does not need to be complicated. You want the words to shine, not their vessel. I promise you will f ...
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What I Learned at #AWP14, part 3 ...

SG_blog_lifestyleThe  AWP14 panels that taught me to Embrace The New World of Publishing dealt with how  to find engaged readers. There's never been a better time to be a writer, to be able to create, collaborate, put our writing in front of readers, and become better writers. In the Debunking the Myths of New Publishing Model ...
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