My father says, “Whoever steals from me steals twice.” In other words, if you think my idea is good enough to steal, I’ve probably stolen it from someone else. In this case, Clarice Creates talked about writing backstory today. I won’t… Continue Reading
The TV show My So-Called Life helped my word count. No, really. Here’s a little post I wrote for my home region on the National Novel Writing Month forum. The question was about tips, tricks, or anecdotes to help get to… Continue Reading
Runaways (The Orbiters, book 1) is now for sale! And I’m still a little dazed that I am now “an author” versus “a writer.” Take a look at this screen shot! Last Wednesday night,
Last year, in hopes to get some new short fiction written, I attempted something I’d never considered: I wrote using a formula. It didn’t work for me. The idea of writing using a formula is something I’d instinctually balk at.
If you’ve been to my blog before, you might notice this is WAY different! For starters, it’s now a real live site, not just a blog. For seconders, how ’bout that domain name? Sexy Town, huh? Yep, there was a… Continue Reading
Imagine a quantum physics textbook with a plot-line woven through it. Or a mystery novel with highlights from a quantum physics textbook thrown in. Either way, the resulting book is Robert Kroese’s novel, Schrödinger’s Gat.
Today I am reviewing the book Diaries of a Dwarven Rifleman, written by Michael Tinker Pearce and Linda Pearce. I would tell the authors two things, 1: please hire a copyeditor, and 2: please just tell me a freakin’ story already!
My mind is somewhere else today. So far, after two hours of “writing,” I’ve managed 154 words on a short story. And I’m pretty sure 81 of them are going to be removed when I revise it.
In college, I learned the two questions to ask to immediately improve your writing. I was taking a class on “Russian literature and film in the twentieth century.” On one of my first papers, the professor had circled almost every… Continue Reading
I’m pretty sure I’m going to adopt this building as the kick in the pants I need to get to work. I’ve been spending a lot of time lately thinking about creating. Musing, dwelling, pondering…all that fun stuff.