S. Andrea Allen’s works in progress include A Failure to Communicate, a collection of short fiction, and a collection of creative non-fiction, Black Lesbian Feminist: Essays. She is also co-editor of Voices de Queer Femmes, an upcoming anthology of femme writing. She has written for Elixher Magazine and has been blogging for several years. Stephanie is also on the advisory board of the upcoming film A Persistent Desire, which documents the experiences of butch/femme relationships in lesbian communities and serves as a consultant on the Bay Area Lesbian History Archive Project. She has...Read More
Are you procrastinating instead of writing? Are you one of those folks who say, “I’ve always wanted to write a book” or “I’ve started but haven’t finished yet”? Four reasons for procrastinating may be standing in your way… REASON #2: You talk too much about your stories/ideas. SOLUTION: If you spend more time telling your friends and loved ones about your story idea than you do writing about your story idea, that’s a problem. Challenge yourself: every time you talk about an idea, match it with a fully written chapter. This way, you’ll match your lip service with action and a developing...Read More
Are you procrastinating instead of writing? Are you one of those folks who say, “I’ve always wanted to write a book” or “I’ve started but haven’t finished yet”? Four reasons for procrastinating may be standing in your way… REASON #1: Too many stories are floating around in your head. SOLUTION: Choose 1 story idea. Write the initial one to three chapters. Next, move on to story idea #2 and write the initial one to three chapters. Naturally, you’ll gravitate to the story and characters that you love and can live with for the duration of a manuscript, and the story with the most...Read More
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