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.
As a writer, I am keenly aware of the words I use, especially when typing things others will read. Not only am I careful of what I say, I watch how I say it, all the better to analyze, and improve. It’s a constant struggle. And that is why, on Sunday morning, I nearly spit… Continue reading Watch Your Words: The Un-sexy Side of Double Entendres
I have a novel in my figurative drawer. It’s middle grade–that’s ages 7-13ish for those of you just tuning in–with an action/adventure plot. It sounds a bit dystopian, but is actually based on a historical place, with a bit of drama and culture-boggling to keep things running. I finished writing it last January, and the… Continue reading Schrodinger’s Novel–Do You Have One Too?
Today, I finished writing Book 3 in my series. Finally. And that is definitely a finally, because writing a book is a marathon–the hardest part is to keep going. I’ve written a few of them now, and ending is always the most difficult part. Of course, the only thing I’ve really finished doing is writing… Continue reading So How Do You Write a Book?
Last Friday, a package arrived in the mail! Actually, two packages. Husband asked me, “Did my thingy come?” I replied, “No, but two copies of Assassins Creed did.” He: “Two?” Me: “Two.” He: “Are you sure?” As I was literally holding them both in my hand at the time, I didn’t dignify that last remark.… Continue reading Comedy and Assassinations: A Winning Video Game Combo