In early August of 2012, my laptop wouldn’t turn on.
Unfortunately, it wouldn’t turn off either.Read More
There are a few things in writing that are really hard to write about, and be believable, if you haven’t had certain kinds of experiences in your own life. Vicarious learning and observation can help, but there are just certain things that are really hard to understand and convey if you haven’t actually had them happen for you.Read More
Whether or not you edit as you go really isn’t the bazillion-dollar question. The real questions you should be asking yourself are “What’s the 50-page edit?” and “Why am I not taking advantage of it?”Read More
No, this is not a post drawing grand spiritual analogies from Lord of the Rings and Doctor Who. This is not a post contemplating Tolkien’s beliefs or his reasons for writing about Middle-Earth, or the beliefs and reasonings of Davies and Moffat. This is in no way a “technical” post.Read More
Last week I was honored to be featured on the blog of Daniel Schwabauer, creator of the One Year Adventure Novel as well as a good friend and great influence in my own writing. My post was Deadly Deadlines: The One Type of Deadline You Should Never Make. If you haven’t seen it yet, swing by and give it a look!
Here’s an excerpt:Read More