Fiction vs Nonfiction: Which Is Easier To Write?

  I laugh when people say writing nonfiction is easier than fiction.  There is nothing easy about writing, period. I tweeted that earlier this week and while most people agree, there are several MFA types who argued that writing fiction is much more difficult because an author must understand the mechanics of writing, the craft…

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Bad Reviews Suck. Why I Don’t Care.

BAD REVIEWS SUCK. WHY I DON’T CARE.  (Note: I’m happy to share that the San Francisco Book Review picked up this article. Read more here!)   Let’s talk about reviews, shall we?   We’ve all read instances where an author acts poorly in the face of a one or two-star review. It’s usually referred to…

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