Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to peruse over the weekend.
“In the end, I’m grateful for our increased sensitivity around issues of cultural appropriation. It has made me a better, more careful writer. In many ways, it saved my book,” writes Rebecca Makkai in an essay about that focuses on her latest novel, The Great Believers.
“A book takes as long as it takes. Try not to sabotage yourself, or feel guilty, if it’s taking longer than you thought it would. The end product will be better for it.” Just one insight shared by memoirist Lisa Romeo in a new interview (conducted by Annie L. Scholl) that appears on The Sunlight Press.