Monthly Archives: January 2014

Putting On a New Hat

I’ve explored writing from a lot of different angles. I’ve written poetry and prose. I’ve written fiction and non-fiction. I’ve written blog posts and reports and articles and books. I’ve written for my own projects and for the projects of others. I’ve even written songs, both lyrics and music.

And now I’ve got a new and different kind of writing project… Continue reading

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Ten Banned Books….

…how many have you read?.. Continue reading

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Writing at Arisia

As I said last week, this weekend the husband and I will be off to Arisia; but it’s not all just fun and games. Arisia has serious classes and panels on writing, and it has a lot of them. Continue reading

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Learning Out of School..

A writer is always learning and you can find good advice on writing in lots of different places,

But one of the best is from other writers… Continue reading

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Crowd Scene, per Fitzgerald (Inspiration)

“Writers aren’t exactly people….they’re a whole bunch of people trying to be one person.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Catch Me at Arisia 2014

Want to touch base with me?
I’ll be heading north to Boston for Arisia 2014 on January 17-20th. Continue reading

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Be Anti Social IV (Writing Quick Tip)

…People respect authors- but they don’t always respect that you need some time to write. If you’re home and writing, people sometimes think that you’ve got “all that free time” and that you’d be glad to devote it to

talking on the phone with them
taking their deliveries
running their errands
doing community service
and so forth

Now the truth is that you may be glad to do any and all of those things- but you still need time to write as well… Continue reading

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“Murder Between the Worlds”

My friend and fellow author, Morgan Daimler, has just published her first work of fiction. It’s an urban fantasy/mystery with touches of romance…. Continue reading

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Resources for Writers – Tools for Your Toolkit

Writers need all kinds of different references and resources… Continue reading

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Amateurs, per King (Inspiration)

“Amateurs just sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work”

Stephen King
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