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A Writer and His Editor: Fitzgerald and Perkins

By on Friday, Jan 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Yes, I am actually going to write about F. Scott Fitzgerald and his editor, Maxwell Perkins! (No, this is not a topic related to Regency or Victorian England!) But I came across this remarkable book that illustrates this amazing relationship.  The letters exchanged between the two show so clearly the universal dreams and aspirations, doubts, [...]

Write and Live in 2012

By on Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012 | 2 comments

As we welcome the new year and set our writing goals, I'd like to share something I heard yesterday on NPR that stayed with me on a very gutteral level.As writers, we (well, okay, I) tend to define success based on outcome--did we publish?  This amazing story I heard on NPR yesterday helped me to [...]