News from Dead Darlings

“And they’re off!” Last month more than 26,000 Marathon runners crossed the finish line in Boston. Meanwhile, the Dead Darlings team was setting pace on that other long distance trek — writing the novel. Whether you are at the starting line, somewhere in the middle, or at home, in the tub, counting your blisters — we’ve got advice on how to cover those pages.

 

Get Ready!

Kelly Ford explains how to prepare for the day when you become a full-time writer, and need to build out your Facebook following in You Don’t Have to Be Awesome at Social Media.

 

Get Set!

In Dig Deeper and You Might Find What You Are Looking For, Rob Wilstein reflects on the sustaining power of unconditional love for people, pets and how to let it fuel your characters.

 

Go!

Sharissa Jones looks at Sunk Costs: The Value of Quitting to share her humorous take on when to let go of a project.

 

Sticking Around?

Bonnie Waltch talked to Boston-debut author Pamela Wechsler about her novel, Mission Hill.

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Dead Darlings is devoted to celebrating the novel, from the process of creation through revision, promotion and publication. The authors, alumni from GrubStreet Boston’s Novel Incubator, have gathered to provide support for all novelists: aspiring, developing or successful. Writing is best when it has the support of a community, when novelists share their experiences.

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