Honestly. I’ve never been so amazed by an online community. I’ve only been on WordPress for a week and I already feel like I’ve found a home. Before I started ghostwriting I never felt like I had something genuinely worth blogging about, and yet I find myself wishing I’d come here sooner, as if even… Read More I love this community.
Let me get this out of the way: go and read Jeffrey Eugenides, especially if you are a writer. I will be the first to admit that I hated The Virgin Suicides, but that was a first novel and I will forgive him for it. If you love that book, I am sorry. I began Middlesex last night and… Read More Writing to a Word Count and Jeffrey Eugenides
Originally posted on i am bt dudley:
i want valentines day cut out of me, pink neon and candy guts. a head made of candles, a rose petal beard for the staircase descending. a bathtub full of asphyxiation, auto-erotic scuba with all that night. send me a future, five hundred grand and a full pump.…
I spent my morning and afternoon writing 5,000 words and I immediately thereafter felt very burnt out. That is what generally happens to me, but today I found an antidote. I read The Great Gatsby for the third (maybe fourth?) time and I was reminded of why it is we do what we do. I read it… Read More A day full of words
It is true that the rights to these novels are not mine, but are the characters and their emotions mine? Absolutely. I don’t think you can be a good writer and not care about the writing you are doing. Just because I am writing for a flat fee and not for royalties does not mean I shouldn’t care. I can’t express how glad I am that I care. … Read More Thoughts on Writing Sequels
About this blog (and me!).
Today I begin writing the first of two sequels I’m contracted to write and I’m very excited about the process. I’m also ready to share the experience with all of you! As always, if you have any questions about ghostwriting, writing, or my personal life please leave them in the comments or tweet them @shutupcabbage Happy… Read More Sequels!