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On Deadlines

On Deadlines

A little over a month ago, at the end of October, I agreed to write this piece about deadlines. At that time, my editor was expecting me to deliver a draft of my new novel by Christmas. As I type, there are two and a half hours left until the end-of-November deadline for this article […]

December 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Five Negative Traits a Writer Needs

Five Negative Traits a Writer Needs

Some years ago now, the Bookseller printed a cartoon about the writer’s life. The first ten frames were identical: a figure hunched over a computer, alone. The eleventh showed the same figure at a signing mobbed with people, a camera-flash going off in his face, a microphone thrust under his chin. In the twelfth and […]

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