In which Karin Kallmaker answers Jowita Bydlowska’s (“Confessions of a Failed Romance Writer”) breathtaking disrespect of romance writers and readers. There is cursing.
Dear Dairy – reblog from KG MacGregor
y example is from Love by the Numbers: “She loved her beautiful back hair.” I caught that in the last proof before the book went to press. Take the time to read KG MacGregor’s hilarious examples of exactly what Spellcheck won’t do for you!
Why There Should Not Be Special Rules for Lesfic Book Reviews
Authors in lesbian fiction are not able to withstand customary, ongoing criticism like writers in other genres?
No Rage Stalking Here – Why I Welcome Critical Reviews
Authors behaving badly. Readers retaliating. This is why we can’t have nice things? Like a viable feedback loop that helps writers grow and readers get better books for their money?
Writing a Book – Mowing the Lawn
The quip above was almost an aside, but I have thought of it often.
Autocorrect and Anatomies of Typographical Errors
How do weird typos still find their way into final manuscripts? Let’s start with “balsalmic.”
What Romance Writers Actually Do
My take on the “What We Actually Do” meme for Romance Writers. The art displayed is either public domain or licensed for non-commercial use. Creative Commons SSA-BY Copyright.
Roller Coaster – Before and After the Self-Edit
What the editor will focus on, I hope, is if this scene is where the book should begin. For this book, choosing the opening has been the single most important decision I’ve had to make, and I’ve agonized.