We were busy greasing the wheels over the last month at the Dead Darlings, and it got it out of some sticky situations. No matter where you are stuck in your story, we've got some advice that might help.
Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne turn to comfort items and activities aka loveys when facing a bout of procrastination
September 8, 2017 | The Editors at Dead Darlings
This month at the Dead Darlings, we played a frightening game of WHAT IF(?) Here are some of our top nightmare scenarios and helpful hints to survive catastrophe.
What if someone publishes your idea before you?
Milo Todd saw a similar novel to his get to market first and lived to tell us about it.
August 11, 2017 | The Editors at Dead Darlings
July 14, 2017 | The Editors at Dead Darlings
Here at the Dead Darlings office we've been asking others for their advice. Last month we spoke to several novelists about craft and looked closer at the stressful process of finding an agent.
From the writers' room
Lauren Grodstein, author of Our Short History, shares how writing for an audience of one helped her find her narrator's voice.