Success Is in Your Hands

I spent all of Saturday indoors taking an intensive screenwriters course with ¬†Gotham’s Writers’ Workshop. Besides for the great advice on style and¬†form, the teacher, Doug Katz, had a great tip: Don’t let the measure of your success fall into other people’s hands. He asked us how would we know if we have a successful […]

Why I Will Never Self-Publish

Five years ago I finished my first novel and sent it out to agents. I had no doubt in my mind they would read the first ten pages and proclaim it the most original and inspiring work that had ever crossed their desk, and fight to get me published immediately. Only one of the fifteen […]