December 19th, 2016
“I’m sorry, Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.”
We’ll come back to that in a minute.
Story is important. What we do is important. My guess is you believe that or you wouldn’t be reading this blog. I had that knowledge driven home one year on vacation.
Welcome to another installment of […]
November 16th, 2016
There are these questions I get a lot as a writer.
“What do you write?”
“Do you actually make any money at this?”
“How do you have the time?”
Blah. I don’t mind answering any of these questions, but honestly, they bore me. They’re so obvious. So unoriginal. These questions are […]
October 5th, 2016
First, I am not crazy. Well, not that way.
I’ve finished four manuscripts; all have finaled or won in several contests. I’ve sent out a dozen queries, maybe more, thanks to Laura Drake. The two books I thought were most salable, have been requested and sent to a handful of agents and editors in […]
August 26th, 2016
photo credit: Lonely Highway via photopin (license)
“Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.” E.L. Doctorow
Y’all know I have process envy, right? I think most of us do. I […]