Category Archive: Writing

Sequels

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  #NaNoWriMo starts in November. The first time I dared to try it, I wrote Immortal Sands. For my industrious fingers, it’s not rocket science.  Is it possible to have hyperactive fingers and… Continue reading

New-ish bio

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I’ve updated my ALLI author bio. It’s based on my Nudge Wink Report bio that was (and still is) 7 years out of date. What do you think? Joelle loves sarcasm. Her blog… Continue reading

Shameless Self Promotion : Book reviews

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Can you answer 3 questions? Do you read SciFi? Have you read any of my books? Would you consider writing a review on Amazon or Goodreads? If you hated my books and didn’t… Continue reading

Today’s thought digression : 2734

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My lie for today:   If it were not for the fact that math is my nemesis, I’d be a rocket scientist. However… …if you think my math skills are bad, you haven’t… Continue reading

Writing is the easy part

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My writing addiction didn’t begin with a bang.  It started with a whimper.  C‘mon, try a dose.  You’ll love it! 1979:  A mail-order course on writing books for children. 1983-84:  Two writing courses… Continue reading

A question or few for writers

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I have a question or few for writers. Do you carry on conversations inside your head? If so, do you know what that part of your head is going to say? Do some… Continue reading

Questions most people don’t ask: Writers edition

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Writers often awaken with questions that most people don’t ask. At my day job, most of the people I write reports for have a last name that starts with W.  Once my mind… Continue reading

The first 4 lines

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  I have the first 4 lines of a new book.   An ominous feeling surrounds me, like being in a pitch black room…and something softly growls. Evil is about to enact its plans,… Continue reading

What if…

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I like to look up “stuff.” It’s usually stuff I’ve already looked up 50 times before but forgotten — like the length of time that creatures called Homo Sapiens have lived on this… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Trying

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Really…I’m trying to write a post.  My brain wants to sleep, but the body is saying, “No!  I want to watch another mindless video!” So here I sit, but instead of my writing… Continue reading