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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Pros and Cons of Publishing with a Small Press

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Michael Sullivan, Debbie Viguie, and Jordan Ellinger talk about publishing with small presses. A small press can be the stepping-stone to your big, bad career, and unlike in self-publishing, your work is endorsed by a gatekeeper who believes in you and your work. And that counts for … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Publishing with a Small Press

Writing for Yourself Or Your Readers

This week on Hide and Create, Debbie Viguie, Jordan Ellinger, Michael Sullivan, and Joshua Essoe talk about just who you’re writing your great [insert country here] novel for. I really like the thought: “Write for yourself and edit for your reader.” This ties in a little to Writing for Love or Money: if you want … Continue reading Writing for Yourself Or Your Readers

Writing Characters Smarter Than You Are

This week on Hide and Create, Michael Sullivan, Jordan Ellinger, Debbie Viguie, and Joshua Essoe talk about writing genius characters. Naturally this is an intimidating prospect, I mean you are only as smart as you are, so how do you write a character that’s even smarter than that? How do you write a genius? Well, … Continue reading Writing Characters Smarter Than You Are