Category Archives: Writing

Into the wild

It took me longer to press the send button than I thought it would. I almost held my finger back and made another excuse from the long list of Author Excuses™ because sending your manuscript out is terrifying on several levels. Even to beta readers. People you know and trust in their opinions. Once you

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Frames of Mind

  Lately my brain has had more than a few puzzles cycling through it. There’s a system out there which I cannot mention, a secret locked anyway in the universe of thought which will not lend its secrets so easy, that I must solve. And worse yet, I believe this system – this puzzle played

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Snow Days

As the white glitter fell from the sky late this week, I like many of my fellow suburbanites wondered aloud, “Seriously?” The snow this half of the season has come on strong. Weather patterns or Mother Nature having decided the winter is not yet finished with those of us within reach of its grasp. During

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Homestretch

I’m just about there. That line every writer dreams of typing. The End. Fin. When all the work is done (insert laughs with occasional sobbing) and you can sit back and let the piece breathe. It’s like when a base runner in baseball rounds third. The third base coaches’ arm is windmilling like crazy and

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