The key to publication is often simple persistence, but the hectic pace of modern life often makes it challenging to write and submit on a regular basis. In this workshop, we'll discuss some of the barriers authors face and look at structures that can be put in place to better support a writing practice that will helps you not just survive, but thrive and publish.
Mary Anne Mohanraj is author of A Feast of Serendib, Bodies in Motion, The Stars Change, and thirteen other titles, including her forthcoming cancer memoir, Tornado. Other recent publications include stories for George R.R. Martin’s Wild Cards series, Perennial: A Garden Romance (Tincture), stories at Clarkesworld, Asimov’s, and Lightspeed, and an essay in Roxane Gay’s Unruly Bodies. Mohanraj founded Hugo-nominated and World Fantasy Award-winning speculative literature magazine Strange Horizons, and serves as Executive Director of both DesiLit and the Speculative Literature Foundation. She is Clinical Associate Professor of fiction and literature at the University of Illinois Chicago. Visit her at maryannemohanraj.com