Last Sunday, Amberly and I drove the scenic route through Richmond to Corte Madera, CA for Algonkian’s inaugural Write and Pitch Conference. This instruction-heavy conference focused on preparing fiction writers for pitching viable manuscripts to agents.
Emotional Content is a term that I liked to use to describe the piece of a work that is either present or missing, which ultimately decides whether I continue reading, or put it aside. We have all read something that has come across as flat and unmoving, finding nothing to …
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Today marked the official beginning of yet another sold out San Francisco Writers Conference at the lovely Mark Hopkins Hotel on Nob Hill. Michael, Elizabeth, Laurie, Linda (and the countless I cannot name), you have done wonders to make this a nonstop whirlwind of success for all parties involved. And it really was nonstop, exhausting even, from the time I arrived to the time I escaped, nearly 12 hours later.