The wonderful Elizabeth Bear on writing a novel. And just as a bonus, here's an interview with her for her stint at the Odyssey Workshop.
Miranda on freeing the Beast and taming the Editor.
Seems like everybody and his brother wants to make money off your writing (while not paying you a dime). Okay, well, Jim Frey will actually pay you a bright and shiny dime, but not much more than that.
And a slightly different take on plagiarism (which seems to be all the rage this fall), Teresa at Making Light talks about Ed Dante's article in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Or, plagiarism for profit, with a dose of privilege thrown in for spice. Hey, there's a way to make money as a writer (you know, if you're willing to sell your soul for a small bird). Considering that even at the community college level kids do this kind of stuff (see the comment
Hey, look, not one political link. Hmm. Something must be up.