This week I had the pleasure of catching up with Many at “With Five Questions” to talk about writing, hard life choices, clowns, gender roles and my book Sex and the Circus. Check it out below —
A follow up interview with writer, artist, and teacher Mike Gagnon, about his novella, Sex and the Circus.
All the characters in my book had the same names as my cousins. I have a lot of cousins. This was completely unintentional. When I write a story, it’s like watching a film, I see what is happening in my head and write it down. When a new character arrives, I pluck a name quickly […]
Hi, how was your week? I have been working hard on my book. Getting it published as been an unexpected journey, so I’ll share my experiences so far with you in case you ever decide to go the same route. The first (and most fun part) is writing the book. I love doing this, it […]
The piece of advice given out most often to budding writers is “Just write!”. This is important advice; writing is a craft, and most of the time, you learn by doing. A lot of the time, your first few projects will be more like practice projects anyway, or they’ll undergo a serious overhaul before you submit them. […]
I decided to self-publish my first novel before I even put the first word on paper. There are a number of reasons I decided to go this route, and I’ll attempt to lay them out below. If you’re not interested in my blabbering, you can check out Brandon Sanderson’s 2013 lecture on traditional vs self-publishing […]