I Know What I Did Last Summer Rather Than Finish My Novel

Since I last posted, I completed the house projects, (including tearing out a useless doorway), started revising my novel after receiving feedback, became a member of MWA, transported a few basset hounds, did several job interviews, and started a used bookstore. Well, in process, anyway. It happens that my niece …

Story Circle Posts

I am guest-blogging for Story Circle. Each blog is posted as one of a pair, and my posts are Prompts for Winter and Discipline for Spring. My over-squeezed metaphorical mulberries Jamie, you get a mention in “teachers and writers who have influenced me,” which is at the bottom of Prompts …

Other Writers, Damn Them

A writing fellow I know, Tom Wallace, has started a blog. It’s already more on point, more amusing, and much more erudite than mine, and the problem here is, I have no idea how to indicate that I am sticking my tongue out at him in print. (Blegh? Ffftt? Thwipppity?)Of …

Nuff Said?

Self-reflection is one thing, but examining my navel lint in front of a (so far, imaginary) crowd is another, less high-minded thing all together. Should I continue the blog?Pros: Place for employers to gauge my writing style. Soapbox for my favorite rants. Little Zen garden for my thoughts. Cons: Silly …