Caitlin Griffin is an English teacher who with the strange job of teaching upperclassmen at a small rural school while living in a largish urban metro. She lives in an apartment with her girlfriend, two cats, and two chinchillas.
How long have you been writing and what got you started?
I have been writing off and on since I was eleven. I’ve only been published once before in some internet anthology. I’m a rookie.
Are there any writing resources, such as books or websites, you’d like to recommend?
Writing Down The Bones by Natalie Goldberg. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott. Nanowrimo!
What is your favorite type of fiction and who are your favorite authors?
Sci fi and fantasy! Anne McCaffrey, Jane Lindskold, Juliet Mariller, Kristin Britain, Tamora Pierce, Anne Rice
How do you measure success when it comes to your writing?
I measure success when I get published, and when I actually get myself to do it.
How do you deal with rejections?
Just let it roll off your back. Every writer everywhere gets rejected. Anything worth doing isn’t easy.
What book are you reading right now?
Sarah j Mass, Throne of Glass