Every writer sometimes needs help with motivation. Inspired by Elizabeth Bear’s recent article, the Mad Writers discuss ways writers can reward themselves on a job well done. Especially because the lag times for writers tend to be long, in traditional publishing more so. The volcano lair is filled with speculation over how to create suitable rewards for various situations to keep the motivation up.

Notable Notes

Recommended Reading

Tim’s recommendation: Word Puppets by Mary Robinette Kowal

Nina’s recommendation: Velveteen vs. The Multiverse by Seanan McGuire