Rhonda Douglas is the author of Welcome to the Circus: Stories, Some Days I Think I Know Things: The Cassandra Poems and How to Love a Lonely Man. She’s a writer with a day-call, an editor and writing mentor.
- Okay, but do you want to finish your book though? I ask because not every writer necessarily wants to write a full book. For years, I was happy just writing and publishing individual poems and stories. But once the idea
- It’s a lonely life, the writer’s life. Or is it? We love the myth of writing as a lone activity, the writer huddled in a cold loft wearing fingerless gloves and turning out pages by the light of a single
- “Who do you think you are?” “You’re not really a writer – why not just be a reader and be happy with that?” “Does the world really need another mediocre poem or story?” “This sucks! Who’s even going to