Editing, or The Taming Of The Shrew

There is a moment, when a writer finishes the first draft of her new novel, when she feels good. Feeling good is a very rare emotion for a writer, considering how we are always scrambling to chase inspiration, find the words to materialize it, then go out again hunting for more inspiration, and maybe also […]

On writing: the female protagonist

  In an ideal world, this wouldn’t even be a topic of conversation. It shouldn’t matter if the protagonist of any story is a man or a woman, as long as their tale is compelling, their voice is unique and interesting and they are able to produce emotions in their readers’ or listeners’ hearts and minds. Unfortunately, this […]