Good Luck

Folks hate it when I tell them writing is hard work.— Krista D. Ball (@kristadb1) February 7, 2019 I love my writing community. It’s filled with intelligent people, many of whom I’m lucky to know in real life. The ones whom I seem to get along with best are writers with the same experience of writing: it’s hard work. And …

Doing the Work: Part 2

Back in October, I did an interview with author Jo-Ann Carson, as part of her Blood, Sweat and Words podcast, which she entitled “Marginalization of Minorities in Genre Fiction.” Listen to the interview, which went live Nov. 20th. Read my thoughts on originally agreeing to be interviewed for this topic here. You know when your mind’s already full of something, you tend …

Hello again!

Yeah, I know: the blog is dead. But that’s what they’ve been saying about the novel for…how many years now? 40? And as far as I can tell, people still read (and buy) novels. By the same token, I think people still read blogs. Old, established ones. New, shiny ones. Even newly-resuscitated ones by authors who were pretty spotty bloggers …