Category Archives: Writing

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

Taking it easy

I’ve reached the quarter point in my latest novel. I had hoped to be further along, but life and the day job and that sense of bleh keep getting in the way. My critique partner says it’s the best thing … Continue reading

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Time

As I get older, I begin to suck more and more at time management. It’s not that I don’t have them, it’s that I want to squander my time on things I want to do not what I should be … Continue reading

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Free Writers Workshop

Come to the Tempe Library for a free workshop on writing romance and romantic elements.

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Translation Please

I bought a book. Okay, I’ve bought many, many, many books. All of them written in English. But this particular book was about finance. Finance. Yeah, it was a conspiracy book about those with stars upon thars out to save … Continue reading

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Revisiting

I’ve been writing for over 2 decades now. In that time, I’ve discarded several books. Some will never see the light of day. Others I’ll be revisiting. Revisiting is hard for me to do. There’s a reason a story was … Continue reading

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A Newbie Mistake

It happens to every writer. You pour your soul onto a page, polish the prose, and submit it to your critique partner(s). Only to discover you’ve done the data dump. Too much backstory had slowed the pacing to a crawl. … Continue reading

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Rewriting

I love mysteries. And the queen of mysteries is Agatha Christie. Naturally, when one of Dame Christie’s mysteries are remade I’ll watch it. Such was the case this last weekend with the amazon prime series Ordeal by Innocence. I had … Continue reading

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