End of an Era: Goodbye PitchWars

I woke up this morning to the news that PitchWars and its PitMad twitter party were ending.

Here’s my Goodbye and Thank you for all that they’ve brought to me — despite never having been a mentee.

Short Fiction Expanded – A DisConIII Panel

This #DisconIII panel discussed:

Got a short story that you want to turn into a novel (or a novel that you want to pull shorts out of?) Here are a few things to consider.

– The difference between writing shorts versus Novels
– 5 approaches for turning shorts into a novel
– What changes are acceptable when you novelize a short?
– Authors who have done it
– Best for pantsers or plotters?
– Respectful ways to sell that short story