Archive for September, 2011

One of the most vexing questions I’ve seen asked by aspiring writers is this one: What is “voice” and how do you find it? Damned if I know. Really. Of all the “writing tips” that I’ve read during the past decade, the one that’s the hardest to explain is this damn voice thing. Some writers […]

My Lousy Stigma


At the risk of repeating myself, I’m going to revisit this whole canard about self-publishing suffering from a “stigma.” Over at The Forum That Shall Not Be Named, the usual suspects continue their broken record. One of these people purports to be a “professional writer,” but I’m skeptical. “When my novel is done,” she assures […]