Welcome to devynprice.com

“Writing a book is an adventure,” Winston Churchill once said. “To begin with it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about […]

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When Our Own Characters Surprise Us

My favorite story that I ever wrote ended up the complete opposite of what I intended. I read a line in one of my anthropology textbooks about a Jesuit priest who went crazy and tried to commit suicide by holy water suppository. The textbook never […]

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The Obligatory Procrastination Post

Procrastination is my biggest enemy. I swear I’ll fight it tomorrow. Now that that joke is over with, I’ll get to the heart of it: My name is Devyn and I procrastinate. A lot. I’m even procrastinating as I write this. Really. Next on my […]

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A Quick Guide to Achieving

Some people have asked me how it is that I can write a novel or how wonderful it is that I am training for a marathon and how much they’re in love with me.  All of this is true. So, I decided to put together […]

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What My First Drafts Look Like

There’s a sort of misconception that writers are awesome at writing. Almost everyone I know, no matter how good they are, have told me how embarrassingly bad their first drafts are. Even these established, wonderful, prize winning authors will admit this. But I think the […]

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