March 17, 2020
This week, the Misfits take an in depth look at Eliza’s revision process. From the big picture to the nitty gritty, she dives into how she polishes a pile of first draft words into a clean and shiny manuscript.
Eliza AOTW: What’s your revision process? Has it evolved since you started?
February 25, 2020
Good or bad. Take it or leave it. The dreaded “I told you so”. We all get advice whether we want it or not. This week, the Misfits talk about how to tell if “tried and true” advice is right for you.
Eliza’s AOTW: What do you handle advice given to you? Good, bad, or indifferent?
February 18, 2020
Making a living by writing alone–or writing one genre only–can be difficult, if not impossible. This week, the Misfits discuss the different side projects they take on to make ends meet.
Eliza’s AOTW: Misfits, do you have any side hustles you do to help keep things afloat? Let us know!
February 4, 2020
Reviews are a part of the writing life, from the getting over the bad ones to basking in the glow of the good ones to just plain trying to get *more* of them. This week, the Misfits talk about their review strategies and opinions with a capital “O”.
Eliza AOTW: What are your review strategies? How do you handle good one and bad ones? Tell us how you review!
January 28, 2020
So many of us were raised to view ambition as a dirty word, but it’s hard to achieve what you can’t name. This week the Misfits get real (and real uncomfortable) about their own ambitions.
Eliza’s AOTW: If fear weren’t a deterrent, what’s your personal ambitions? Share if you’d like, we’d love to hear it!
January 21, 2018
Good copy editors are super heroes. That’s one thing Adrienne & Eliza can agree on. From overused words to misplaced body parts, to accidental streakers, this week they discuss all the times editors have saved their butts.
Eliza AOTW: If you’ve worked with a copy editor, how have they saved your butt? How did you find your editor super hero? Let us know!
January 14, 2019
It’s January! Hells Words is up and running! This week, the Misfits check in to see how it’s coming for each of them and see if they’re on the road to progress.
Eliza’s AOTW: If you’re part of Hella Words, how are you doing? If not, did you make any writing goals and how are you doing with them?