For overwriters, word count goals can be very good and they can be very bad.
Diversity in race, sexuality, socioeconomic background and more in YA books plays a fundamental role in providing young people with a sense of identity, belonging and validity.
Most of the time.
I do not have a half-naked Greek Goddess of muse and inspiration lying across my bed. Inspiration doesn’t work like that.
Because I am a mad scientist writer with my hand in several pots all at the same time, I need to be organized. Really freaking organized.
Here are a few of my favorite ways to muck off, when I should be writing.
[An MFRW Author Post!]
When it comes to titles, I am all or none. Some days, the blessed title deities generously bequeath the perfect name for my current work in progress, simply out of the kindness of their hearts. Other days, the well runs dry, the ground cracks below my feet, and I beg for the simplest drop of inspiration, but none is to be found.
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For a blissful moment, all is silent. And then, as if the harpies of Hades have decided to torment the frustrated writer just a little bit longer, there is a scurry of nails. And another, until a full on squirrel orgy/disco/gladiator match is in swing in the rafters above my head.
Nancy Fraser stopped by to talk writing and tell us about her recent release, Kilty Pleasures!