When I write, I motivate myself by reviewing some of my Fiction Writing Tools. For some reason they get me … More
When it came to my novel, I honestly didn’t think I’d have to do that. But, here I am, the stage of my novel where I am going over each scene, and I am “killing my darlings.” I want to keep most of the scenes, but I have a criteria I go over that may tell me otherwise.
He extends his sword and then utters these words: “My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to … More
Every year I try and read a couple of books on the writing craft. I know that’s not everyone’s cup … More
Here is my review of Hank Quense’s Planning a Novel, Script or Memoir as it appears in Goodreads and Amazon: I’ve … More
In one of my favorite books on graphic design, The Non-Designer’s Design Book, Robin Williams presents the concept of being … More
In my previous blog entry, I began listing some things I’m learning as I write my current novel. Here are … More
What I read this week in writing blogs: Help with dialogue tags. What about “he said”/”she said”—do you need them? … More