Anonymous asked: I wrote a short story a couple of weeks ago that I think really stands well on its own, but I normally stick with longer, more involved stories and as such, I've come up with a way that this story could continue but I'm afraid if I continue it, I'll destroy the simplicity that made the original version enjoyable. So is there a way to convince myself to drop the excess, or should I write it anyway and determine which I like better? It sounds like you know the
ragamuffin--child asked: Is there a polite way to tell a friend (who does have a work published) that her dreams of becoming a full time writer might be hindered by the fact she's not any good at it? Right now I'm simply holding my proverbial tongue. You know, this is something that is actually relevant to our brickspace life - we’ve had to deal with this recently. It depends on the level of closeness you have to them and what they can handle. Ask them up front if you can gi
I was having a conversation the other day. Other Person: Isn’t Romance, you know, all fantasy and stuff?
Me: The only fantastical thing about Romance is that every woman is sexually satisfied! Now I admit I sometimes find it hard to tell people I write romance novels, because as much as we all hate it, there is a stigma. It’s hard, sometimes, especially when talking to men, to admit you write romance. But I’m trying to be better about it - and this conversation was one such