Gatekeeping in the World of Ebooks

In this day, when social media are saturated with writers touting their self-published novels, it seems that anyone can write a book. Anyone with any talent or ambition, that is. Certainly, anyone willing to plug along and generate 80K or … Continue reading

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Writing Groups and Writers, a Match Made in Heaven or Hell?

by Sherwood Smith That was the provocative topic for a panel recently. The description went like this: Many consider critiques from their writers’ group a valuable part of their submission process. Others tend to believe that writers’ groups tend to … Continue reading

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Writers Workshops–Viable Paradise

by Sherwood Smith It’s January of a new year–people are making resolutions all over, including about writing. If you are a writer who keeps getting “almost there” rejections–if you love writing but figure you need some pro grade polish–if you … Continue reading

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