Writing is a solitary art, and yet it has also become one where contacts and word of mouth matter far more than they used to. When you live far from a major centre and from other writers in your genre, how to do you make connections and form those vital networks that both help you advance and keep you sane? How do you keep up on what's going on, both good and bad, in the business as well as the artistic side of the genre? Is the internet enough?
Hall: Markham B
Track: The Publishing Industry