Blog Posts from Addison
Posted by Addison Fox Aug 6 2014, 12:56 am
OK…so I’ll admit it. The headline of this blog piece is hooey. As far as I can tell, there is no “art” to the process of revising a manuscript. There may be plenty of art in writing and storytelling but the process of revision is all about hard work. Hard work, you say? Come on, […]
Posted by Addison Fox Feb 12 2014, 12:01 am
We had a great conversation in the Winter Writing Festival chat room a few weeks ago. I’m not sure what the impetus was, but during one of our sprint breaks, we started talking about those writing sessions where you just slog it out, word by word, slowly, painstakingly building sentences.
Posted by Addison Fox Sep 10 2013, 12:02 am
I wrote this post a few years ago and after looking at it again – and changing a few dates – it’s as relevant now as it was in 2011. So take a look and let me know what you think! Addison ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We all look forward to the latest book our favorite authors have […]
Posted by Addison Fox Aug 20 2013, 12:02 am
Refilling the well. We hear this so often as writers but what does that mean? Does it mean napping for days on end, ignoring any story idea that pops to mind? Or does it mean slacking off on a deadline, watching twenty hours worth of your latest TV binge-worthy series? Or maybe it means avoiding […]
Posted by Addison Fox May 21 2013, 12:01 am
I recently attended the RT conference and in addition to having an amazing time with both my fellow Rubies who attended as well as all the awesome readers I met, I had another rather unique thing happen. I saw snow. In May.
Posted by Addison Fox Apr 16 2013, 12:01 am
…Why dost thou maketh me nuts? I was mentally bemoaning what I was going to write about – and why I’d taken this post up to the deadline – when I realized that, for good or bad, part of my process IS writing to deadline.
Posted by Addison Fox Apr 2 2013, 12:01 am
A few things happened at the same time this past week and I realized they had a funny connection. This past week’s episode of Grey’s Anatomy had several story threads, but one was about a mother fighting to get the doctors to believe that there was something wrong with her son. The other was that […]
Posted by Addison Fox Mar 14 2013, 12:01 am
I snapped this picture last fall and have been dying for a post to use it in….I’m thrilled I finally landed on the right one! I was really inspired by Anne Marie’s post yesterday about MindGames. Those games we play to keep ourselves disciplined and in the chair when just about anything sounds […]