On November 13th
THIS CAKE IS FOR THE PARTY
will be published in the USA
To commemorate this exciting day, from now until pub date I am giving away a FREE LIMITED EDITION EBOOK to anyone who pre-orders the US edition of This Cake Is for the Party!
This Cake: The Missing Story [...]
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde
What happens if you suppress your creativity for too long?
You invite depression.
Last year, a friend introduced me to a Canadian writer named Alison Gresik. Like many writers, Alison had gradually prioritized [...]
The next time you read a story that is astonishing and brilliant, train yourself to pause before you turn the page or close the book. Go back to the beginning. Ask yourself: how did that just happen?
When a story makes you breathe differently — when it shoves you against a wall or punches you [...]
I already know that you love short stories. This letter isn’t going to try to convince you to love them. But if you’re like me, you know smart readers who say that they don’t like to read short stories because they “end too soon.” Yes?
They’re missing the point, of course. A good short story [...]
Pay attention to your writing.Show up. Write more often. Make it good.
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