by Emile DeWeaverI keep learning the same lesson about writing: Write from where you are, not from where you aren’t.
by Emile DeWeaverAdvising Mr. Anonymous to submit less to address inequality in publishing feels like advising me to shoot myself to address gun violence in Oakland.
Writers’ processes differ, but here’s my truth: Writing is hard and I hate it; revision is easy, and I want to take it to the movies, then get to third base.
The less time I have left, the closer I come to failing to achieve my ambitions before I die, return reincarnated as a Chinese baby, be adopted by an actress with large assets, and begin the climb all over again.
Don’t try to bolster your hackneyed plot by comparing your show to George R. R. Martin’s masterpiece.