You Know You’re a Writer When…(part 2)

My friend Terri wrote this after I posted on August 22, You Know You’e a Write When… You buy yet another book on writing craft, though your bookshelves carry more than any bookstore except Amazon. You think of your protagonist and the wonderful things you can make happen to her as you go about yourContinue reading “You Know You’re a Writer When…(part 2)”

You Know You’re a Writer When…

Almost everyone you meet, when you tell them you’re writing a book, will answer, “I have a great idea for a book!” Or they’ll tell you that they’re going to write a book someday. The majority of them will never actually sit down and (metaphorically) put pen to paper.For the rest of us, we whoContinue reading “You Know You’re a Writer When…”

Unlikeable People

There are some people who you instantly connect with as soon as you meet. Sometimes you feel like you’ve know them forever. There’s an instant bond forged. Then there are others who you meet and there is a disconnect. Sometimes it’s even an active dislike. You hear them talk and you want to turn awayContinue reading “Unlikeable People”

Some things are so difficult!

Writing is hard. Editing is harder. How to “see” the story from 10,000 feet when I’m immersed in my characters’ lives? I think their lives are fascinating, but will anyone else? When I was learning to speak Spanish, I had to learn the rules: Masculine words end in O Feminine words end in A VerbsContinue reading “Some things are so difficult!”