How I build my vocabulary

If you’re interested in building your vocabulary, feel free to apply some or all of the technique I use: Go to and sign up to receive the word of the day by email. Go to Flashcard Machine and create an account. You can, however, use any online flashcard website. When you receive an email […]

Who has time to write a blog? No one.

I’m at the coffee shop eating my oatmeal with walnuts, brown sugar and raisins. I’m thinking, “I want to write that blog entry on why I switched to writing my novel in first person.” But first I have a class I start teaching tonight and I haven’t outlined the syllabus. I need to mulch the […]