Category Archive: Writing

How My Stories Find Me

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Yes, you read that right. I was up at 5:00am, started a wash, and made a scrambled egg/spinach/salsa burrito pounded together with a mound of melted sharp cheddar cheese. Then, I made the… Continue reading

Senseless Tuesday Sarcasm : Writing

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Welcome to 3am, a time of night I like to call… …Writer’s Prison. I hear that writing is supposed to be hard.  If it’s so hard, why do I have 18 books in… Continue reading

Wish list

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Do you keep a wish list? I don’t.  The dog might eat it or the cat will knock it off my desk just because it’s there. As an example: Nothing but dementia will… Continue reading

Write, write, write…right?

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I was listening to a talk radio show that I enjoy with my friends from Alpha Centauri.  Usually, it’s about bigfoot, UFO sightings, why you should take vitamins, and why there won’t be… Continue reading

Writing advice with a touch of humor

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 I’m not a grammar and punctuation Nazi, but when it comes to writing books, I need someone who is.   If you’re looking for an editor, there are hundreds of people willing to take… Continue reading

Open Book Blog hop – Write what you know

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The topic of this weeks Open Book Blog hop is:   Write what you know. I write what I know — when it comes to characters.  I have absolutely no idea how a space… Continue reading

#Writephoto : Soar

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She sat on a very light brown chair, oak by the looks of it, listening to rumblings inside a packed courtroom. Outside the window, clouds formed and birds soared without care, while she… Continue reading

Desk remorse

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So… I bought the desk.  All 120 pounds of it. Amazon.com made it much too easy for me.  How could I resist 6 monthly payments at 0% interest? I have to admit, two… Continue reading

Writers aren’t perfect

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We writers aren’t perfect. I can hear the collective laughter now, and I’m imagining a stadium full of people shouting out, “Well…duh!!!” What are my faults?     You can find some of… Continue reading

Drowning in a sea of words. Need…advice…

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I’m trying to draft a letter to an agent, but there is SO much I want to say. Do I start by admitting that I’m a serial writer and if writing were a… Continue reading