Writer and friend Bonnie Zobell assembled a great mix of writers and posed the question: how would you put together your fiction collection? What pieces might go first or last? Is an overall theme important, and if so, how?
So here is an assembly of diverse and vastly talented writers, including xTx, Amber Sparks, Ethyl Rohen, Sean Lovelace, Kristine Ong Muslim, Cynthia Litz and me. Our “essays” on this topic are all different, and somehow similar: we are all figuring this process out on the fly! Here is the article, thanks to Flash Fiction Chronicles, Jim Harrington, and Bonnie Zobell, for asking me to be involved:
Also, I’m teaching a workshop for Red Oak Writing on April 26th, (9:30- 12 noon) called Publishing Your First (or Next) Collection. Here is the course description: