the talent code by Daniel Coyle and building your own talent hotbed

Just finished a new book by Daniel Coyle called The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How (Bantam, 2009), and I’d recommend it for anyone trying to organize a writing group or workshop, or develop their own talent. Coyle begins…

Next week is the 2013 Cascade Writers Workshop, and I’ll be there. I’m bringing the current novel in progress to workshop, and am excited to be in Nisi Shawl’s critique group — she has a lot of good, interesting, and…