Monthly Archives: February 2012

It’s good to be the winner

There seem to be a lot of fiction contests lately. I’m getting my new novel in shape to enter the James Jones Contest, and I have a well-travelled and oft-revised short story going out to Passages North and Pinch. Passages … Continue reading

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Mitch Hedberg – too bad he’s gone

I came across a one-liner by Mitch Hedberg yesterday. “Rice is great if you’re hungry and want 2,000 of something.” Kind of Zen-like but funnier. More Mitch Hedberg

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Abandon All Hope – Agents Advice to the Struggling Writer

I just read an interview with four literary agents that provided a useful if painful reality check.  It was published in Poets and Writers a few years ago, but I’m pretty sure the  points the agents made are still valid.  … Continue reading

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