Well the world keeps being a rolling cyclone, don’t it, so in the meantime, some writing-related links:
Author Kameron Hurley explains how the editor-author relationship works and that it’s not a boss-employee relationship.
Author Ann Leckie offers encouragement about the uncertainties of the submission process, even for those authors facing additional obstacles.
Author Jim C. Hines talks about being rejection and how it’s part of all authors’ lives.
Travel writer Geraldine DeRuiter, of The Everywhereist blog, offers Unhelpful Charts for Writers.
And author N.K. Jemisin offered a Tweet thread about Embracing Your Own Voice as a writer.
Author John Scalzi talks about his new novel, The Collapsing Empire and writing life in general in an interview with The Nerd Reactor.
Scalzi also explained how book contracts work to a, I believe they are called Dreaded Elk or something like that, at a signing he did. It’s a good accompaniment to Hurley‘s piece and just funny: