Category Archives: Writing

This category is for those posts related to writing in general.

Exceptionalism

You know the type. The ones that speed because the limits apply to everyone except them. The cheaters, liars, etc. to whom the law doesn’t apply. Exceptional characters are common figures in apocalyptic fiction. They’re the ones who break the … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

I took a couple days off work. I had not realized how badly the stress was getting to me until it started to ease. I had hoped to write. You know, finish that book that I started last summer. But… … Continue reading

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Book Signing

Good morning all, I’ll be at the Glendale Chocolate Affaire Friday, Saturday, and Sunday signing books with 39 other authors. Come for the chocolate, the fun, the books, the free writing workshops, and the gorgeous weather. For more information, directions, … Continue reading

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You can’t take the writer out of the girl

It’s hard to describe being a writer to those who aren’t writers. And yet, having an artist for a mother, I think other artistic types understand. Even if you aren’t practicing your craft, it’s always there like software running in … Continue reading

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Cover Story

I might have developed a bad habit. Since I belong to so many writer’s listserves I get a lot of advertising from cover designers. Especially notices about sales. Lately, I’ve been visiting them and buying covers. This is an anomaly … Continue reading

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New Technology: Telepathic Communications

Admit it. We’ve all done it. Written replies, letters, and emails in our heads yet never put them to paper or pixels. And as much as I love the idea of telepathic communications, I can also see how it could … Continue reading

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Free Writing Workshops

Free Writing Workshops 2/10/18  10AM-6PM During the Glendale Chocolate Affaire Glendale Civic Center Annex 10AM: Social Media Made Simple by Leslie Keller 11AM: The Art of the Short Story by Tina Radcliffe Noon: Organized Pantsing by Patricia Batta 1PM: MARKETING … Continue reading

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