The Terror of Submitting Your First Piece of Fiction

I did something truly insane today. I submitted a piece of work to The New Yorker. It was a piece I've been working on for about two months now, a short story that follows a young girl in the run-up to a natural disaster. I went through about six edits to get to the final…Read more The Terror of Submitting Your First Piece of Fiction

The Edit Project: Prelude

I like to think I'm OK at writing. I plan on getting better, obviously - that's why I'm studying over in Sweden. I do, however, know that I'm rubbish at editing. Mainly because I avoid it like the plague. And if practice makes perfect when it comes to writing, I'm sure it also helps when it…Read more The Edit Project: Prelude