Hello from Dead Darlings! Last month we spent some time with our champions. First, five Grubbies with debut novels shared some of their success tips and struggles. Then we shared tips on how writers can get the most out of their protagonists.
November 10, 2017 | The Editors at Dead Darlings
This month at The Dead Darlings office, we looked up, down and around for fresh ideas and inspiration.
In Writing Awe, Julie Carrick Dalton explores the elements of evoking utter amazement in your reader.
October 13, 2017 | The Editors at Dead Darlings
August 31, 2017 | Sarah Colwill-Brown
Novel Incubator graduate and Grub Instructor Kelly J. Ford's searing debut novel, Cottonmouths, has just hit the shelves. After spending a feverish night inhaling this unputdownable story about love and meth in the rural South, GrubWrites Editor and fellow Novel Incubator alum Sarah Colwill-Brown couldn't wait to sit down with Kelly for a chat about the pains and pleasures of novel writing, navigating the publishing industry, and the scary prospect of writing about home. Cottonmouths follows Emily Skinner, a young college drop out forced to return home to small town Arkansas after losing her scholarship. Back under ...