Tag Archive: Writing

Writer’s Doldrums

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  Inside the creative mind is a sea of possibilities. I have, at present, hit the red line that has sucked the wind from my sails. Like the belt around Earth 5 degrees… Continue reading

Senseless weekend sarcasm : Flushed

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My desire to write, as of late, is in the toilet:  I’m flushed with ideas, none of them worth a…feces. Poetry: Roses are red Violets are blue All of my poems belong in… Continue reading

When the brain just can’t…

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I am trying — really I am. Just ask my better half and he’ll tell you that I’m very, very trying. But this post isn’t about how hard it is for me to… Continue reading

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 It’s based on my Nudge Wink Report bio that was (and still is) 7 years out of date.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

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