Killing the Darlings You Least Expect


It’s a well-known adage writers abide by: ‘kill your darlings.’ Find those self-indulgent bits of writing that make you feel good but don’t do anything for your story, and cut ’em out. The more we practice our craft, the better we get at recognizing and excising these darlings. Better, but not perfect. Since I started […]

December 27, 2017

Saying Goodbye: Words of Wisdom from Sarah Domet

Inspiration, Writing

Last night, I went to a conversation with authors Sarah Domet and Jonathan Rabb at The Book Lady Bookstore. The event promoted the paperback release of The Guineveres, Domet’s debut novel. For the umpteenth time, I crowded in with the rest of a gaggle of Savannah’s writing and reading community. Toward the end of the […]

July 12, 2017