The Desert Writers Guild will meet Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 1:30 to 4 PM at Lutheran Church of the Desert 6336 Hallee Rd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252.Visitors are always welcome, and if you’ve written something (history, biography, short story, novel, poem, screenplay) you’d like to share, bring it to read.
The Desert Writers Guild will meet Thursday, January 4. 2018, from 1:30 to 4 PM at Lutheran Church of the Desert 6336 Hallee Rd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252.Visitors are always welcome, and if you’ve written something (short story, novel, poem, screenplay) you’d like to share, bring it to read.
Cholla Needles, a local anthology of short writing–fiction, poetry, essays–published a piece I wrote, “This Is Nothing Like Snakes On A Plane.” I did a reading at a local bookstore to applause and some mild chuckles. I thought it was funnier. You can read it here: http://francismoss.com/this-is-nothing-like-snakes-on-a-plane/. Or, better yet, you can order the…
Right down to the deadline (11/30), but I did my 50K words–maybe 30K of which are any good–for the National Novel Writing Month challenge. I even got a badge. The NaNoWriMo organization also offers badges for a couple dozen categories, like Pantser, or Planner (do you write by the seat of your pants or…
Whoo-hoo again. Got a third request from an agent for my Losing Normal manuscript. Balanced against that are the fifty-one unanswered queries and the thirty-six “thanks, but no thanks.” Keeps my head from getting too big for my hat.
I went to the Writers’ Digest Novel Writing Conference in Pasadena. I was pleasantly surprised. My first writing conference was disappointing. That con—which shall not be named, in case I get invited to the next one to speak—was more of an opportunity for vendors to sell stuff than for me to learn about my craft,…
Finally! Our local paper’s interview about me.
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This is Susan Rukeyser, borrowing this space to thank you for welcoming me to your last meeting. I look forward to joining you regularly. I appreciate the opportunity to introduce myself here: “Where are you from?” might be my least favorite question. Born in London, England, I grew up in […]
Whoo-hoo! Got my SECOND request from an agent for a full manuscript of “Losing Normal,” my YA-soon-to-be-MG novel.