Great Day for Women Writers! We’re proud to announce that Katie Riegel, many sister Sirens, and I have work appearing this stunning issue of The Florida Review. It is packed cover-to-cover with some of the […]
Murder, Circus, and Birds: Some Thoughts on Writing
I was super excited to be asked to write for the Gloria Sirens. I was given choices, and I chose writing about writing because I thought it would be easiest. Not quite. […]
Why do I write what I do?
By Gloria Muñoz “There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, […]
I Was a Digital Best-Seller!
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Tony Horwitz gives an inside look at digital publishing and his opinion of digital books versus paper (“real”) books, based on his experience writing a 40,000-word piece […]
We Submit, and We Submit
Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
A guest post from Risa Polansky Shiman: We call them Summer Submission Parties. Every two weeks, my MFA friends and I reserve a classroom from the…
Feeding the White Elephant: Three Ways to Make the Writing Life Work
My friend and sister Siren Susan Lilley tapped me for a blog tour on writing processes. Writing about writing is serious work for us, but whatever Susan instigates, you can bet it’ll feel like […]
–by Katherine Riegel 1. I got one rejection yesterday (all rejections come by email these days) and promptly forgot it. Then two this morning, and I remembered yesterday’s like a stone thrown […]
My Relationship. With Writing.
By Susan Lilley Another stop on the writing process blog tour! First, a big shout out to Darlyn Finch Kuhn, who invited me into this chain of discussions about writing. Darlyn is […]
A Vera of One’s Own – A Different Way of Explaining the VIDA Count
From The Atlantic, this intriguing look at the proposition that perhaps what is keeping women writers from enjoying as many publication credits as men is the lack of submissions by women (seems like […]
CNF at 20: Find Your Question
Originally posted on Lisa Lanser Rose:
Informative and reassuring. Thanks for sharing with those of us who couldn’t be there! CNF at 20: Find Your Question.