Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to read over the weekend.
Sometimes, the truth hurts. And there’s pain in this Grub Daily post, “If You Write What You Love, Will the Money Follow?”.
On Lisa Romeo’s blog: a guest post with tips on giving good readings.
Litro magazine has launched a new flash-fiction column featuring the expertise of Tania Hershman.
Short Story Month is nearly upon us. Do you have plans to celebrate? I’ve been remiss: I’d hoped to organize a virtual “panel” on Goodreads featuring some short-story authors of my acquaintance, but I’ve fallen woefully behind. I think that I’ll at least be able to manage a giveaway. Stay tuned! (And let me know what you may be planning.)
Lovely (and inspiring) dispatch from a “Poetry Utopia at the Barred Owl Retreat,” courtesy of Diane Lockward.
Have a great weekend, everyone. See you back here on Monday.