Something About Process

This month I wrote three short stories. I continue to edit Olivia’s Realm, but my goal is to have these three new short stories edited and out the door by the end of the month. But why? Partly because I was approached to write one of the stories. Partly because I have...

All the words

Not every phrase and protected utterance makes it into a manuscript. My current work in progress is no exception. To date I have written 98,743 words on this piece, not including the character sketches, plotting and research in my spiral notebook. Of this nearly 100K...

444 Project

Ever wondered how writers get their ideas? There are so many genres to read, and so many writers hopping from one style or form to another, but where do their ideas originate? I had the opportunity to join a group of writes merging their ideas. Without talking to one...

Trends

Trends are everywhere. We see them in architecture, government, obviously in clothing. Ever wear jean jackets with a pair of jeans? Or maybe daisy dukes? Trends are why my hair had the big ’80s wave and the Jennifer Anniston. I’m an avid Tumblr reader and...