Five Things to do at a Writer’s Residency

Chelsea Catherine
4 min readJun 6, 2022

And One Thing to Avoid

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Work on the novel your agent probably didn’t want you to work on. The one she said might need substantial edits to get it publishable. Put your all into this novel, both out of faith and out of spite. Change the setting to be where your residency is. Change the characters to fit the people around you. Research the flowers (forget-me-nots…

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Chelsea Catherine

Chelsea Catherine writes sometimes. They have two fun gay books available here: chelseacatherinewriter.com.