Author Victoria Zackheim talks about her role as an editor of an anthology, and how that role transitions throughout the project.
Author Jessica Lee Anderson, explains what an Anthology is and how they are compiled and created. She also shares thoughts on the value of contributing to these type of projects.
Jessica Blau, best-selling author of "The Summer of Naked Swim Parties" and "Drinking Closer to Home," discusses how "The Beautiful Anthology" came to be.
CFO and CEO of Girl Friday Productions, Ingrid Emerick, talks about the unique challenges of an anthology.
Writing Coach and editor, David Colin Carr, walks through the process of working with an editor and stresses that it is a relationship, one that has give and take.
Authors Donna Hatch and Amber Scott share their thoughts on the need for partners and helpers when creating a book. Whether we get too close to our stories or need a different skill set or perspective, we can find the help we need by building a strong support group for ourselves.
Writing can be a very solitary experience. But don't overlook the importance of connecting with other authors and creative people. It offers a much needed community, support system, and even skill building and networking opportunities. Authors Amber Scott and Donna Hatch share their experiences with writing groups and where they found value in these groups. They also share ideas for what to look for in a group based on what you personally need from the experience.
Cyndi Hughes, executive director of The Writer's League of Texas, shares her perspective on why groups are so important to writers and offers tips on how to pick the right group for you. If you are looking for your first group or for a new one, check out this interview.
Deciding between an online critique group and an in person group is a personal decision for every writer. To help you make the decision, this article offers some of the pros and cons of both types of groups.