News from DeadDarlings

“Where’s your novel?” Yes, we at the DeadDarlings Office are checking in on the status of your latest draft. How’s it going? We did an inventory of our own works in progress as well. Here are the some of the places and phases we found our novels stuck in this month.

In front of the screen

In “My Secret Writing Habit,” Anna Williams confesses to the guilty pleasure of writing while watching. 

Rewriting with the best intentions

Susan Donovan Bernhard is “Making Amends for Getting it Wrong.” She shares the true story of much-needed edits and how to check yourself for cultural appropriation.

On the way to the shelf

Kat Gibson talks about how to choose where your book will go on the shelf based on your byline in “What’s in a Name?” 

Awaiting the advanced reviews

Do you know which moment is “The Oh F*ck Phase” in a writer’s life? Kelly Ford explains.

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