Sara August 12, 2018 0 Comments

Last night, I received an email from an editing client with a question I am often asked: How do I know when to give up? Of course there is no one specific answer

Sara July 3, 2018 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, I did something I wasn’t sure I could do: I decided to take a social media sabbatical. I signed off of my social media accounts with the intention of

Sara June 19, 2018 0 Comments

Back in 2014, I was lucky enough to hear John McNally deliver a craft talk called “The Shame, the Necessity, the Discouragement and the Freedom: Rejection, Failure and the Bigger Picture,” while attending

Sara June 12, 2018 0 Comments

Working through Writer’s Block It happens to the best of us: halfway through a story you lose steam; the prospect of revision hangs over your head like a cloud; the excitement over a

Sara June 1, 2018 0 Comments

“Point of view can never be incidental or accidental. It’s as fundamental as the choice between present and past tense, or formal and informal diction, or dramatization versus summary and exposition.” —Peter Selgin,