updates from the world of freelance writing
The Black Phone Dir: Scott Derrickson Scr: Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill Phot: Brett Jutkiewicz Ed: Frederic Thoraval Premiere: June 24, 2022 103 min. There’s a lot going on in “The Black Phone.” It’s a serial-killer story. It’s a ghost story. It’s a psychic-child story. It’s even a coming-of-age story. All these stories…Read more
Well, I finally had a book launch. Why did it take so long? Better still, what is a book launch? After the miracle of being published comes the hard and necessary work of selling your book. My book slipped unobtrusively onto Amazon and like entities in April, my official publication date the 17th.…Read more
There has been nothing for me like the publishing of my first book. After years of writing for hire for all manner of perishable publications, to create something tangible and lasting is a thrill. For a non-fiction writer, a career is a series of proposals pitched, re-thought, re-pitched. As much if not more…Read more
The process for publishing fiction versus non-fiction could not be more different. A fiction writer puts it all down, complete, and then goes to prospective publishers (of course changes and editing follow). Genre fiction is a little more rote, but by and large there is not much to stop you from writing your…Read more
I write for money. I am a freelancer. I have written for national and international publications. I have written for about every local and regional publication there is. I have had some of the best editors out there, time after time. Yet time after time these editors would be fired, retire or move…Read more
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