• Writing

    The Importance of Writer Tribes in a Creative’s Life

    Woman Writing, The Importance of Writer Tribes in a Creative's Life, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/06/03/writer-tribes/ #writing #writers #writerslife #writertribes #writinggroups #solitarylife #craft #books #fiction

    I’ve been thinking a lot about tribes and how important they are in a writer’s life. Writers are often solitary beings so joining a group, any kind of group, can be stressful and intimidating. We writers write because writing is easier than interacting. Not for everyone, I know, but it’s certainly the case for me. So while I’m a writer who enjoys being alone, I also yearn to connect with people. Not often, probably far less than others, but I do have that yearning. I realized this when I first…

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    How to Hide That You’re a Vampire Mom, An Interview With Autumn Lindsey

    Autumn Lindsey, How to Hide That You’re a Vampire Mom, An Interview With Autumn Lindsey, https://karenhugg.com/2019/02/02/autumn-lindsey/ #books #vampirefiction #autumnlindsey

    Autumn Lindsey writes women’s fiction with characters that bite. Her forthcoming novel, Remaining Aileen, is about a mom with a very dangerous secret. She lives in Northern California with her husband and kids. I talked with Autumn about her debut novel, her online group, Writer Moms, and an interesting way she handled writerly rejection. When did you first become interested in writing fiction? Have you written stories since you were a child or did you come to writing as an adult? I didn’t become interested in writing fiction until 2014…