Bye Bye, Darlings!

Bye Bye, Darlings!

There’s some debate about who coined the phrase “kill your darlings,” but whether it was Faulkner or not, I’m in the process of execution. I just excised several pages about my mother, mostly about her hospitalization, a story I relished...
Advice from 2022

Advice from 2022

The last session of my mastermind intensive held in June had a special theme. Members of the group arrived as though it were five years in the future: 2022. They dressed as the successes they’d become, brought evidence in the form of published books, checks for...