Another maze for you to try. This time the theme is “Chutes and Ladders”–give it a try!
As you all know, I recently finished writing a series of novels. In this case, it was a trilogy, and one connected novelette. It’s been a bit of a strange ride, but finding myself at the end of the creating part is a new experience. These books are in the range of 100k words each,… Continue reading Finishing a Book Series: A Few Thoughts
Last night, the hashtag #MorallyComplicatedYA started trending on Twitter. Being a writer with a lot of writer friends, I clicked, wondering what the conversation was about.
When I get bored, I tend to get creative. And for me, creative means, well. In this case, it meant drawing a maze. If you follow my author page on Facebook you’ll already have seen this, but I think it’s worth posting here as well. Four years ago, nearly exactly, I drew this maze. A couple… Continue reading It’s a Maze, This Post, It’s a Maze of… Paper?
It’s Thanksgiving Day, when someone says: “Before we eat, let’s take a moment to go around the table and say what we’re thankful for,” why is it never acceptable to reply, “Can we just mumble stuff with our mouths full of mashed potatoes instead?”
Sharing your holiday gathering with a Writer? Here are a few Dos and Don’t to help you host someone infected with Writer-Itis–and to keep from catching it yourself.
One More Time If you were able to relive one day from the last 12 months, which day would it be — and why? The last twelve months have been pretty quiet for me. The LLC I’m part of sold the house we’d remodeled; I directed The Secret Garden: The Musical with my mother; my husband… Continue reading One More Time: The Days That Fade At the Edges
Last night on Twitter, I saw a post along the lines of “out of respect for the tragedy in Paris, writers please stop posting about your writing tonight.” And I have to tell you, I had rather a gut reaction. As in, fingers twitched, eyes narrowed, and just like that, I was pissed. Off. The attacks… Continue reading No, I Won’t Shut Up: A Reaction To Friday’s Terrorist Attacks
Alright, my darlings, I am searching for beta readers for Book 2, The Mercy of Men. Of course, to read Book 2, you have to read Book 1, A Better Man. So here are the digs.