Monthly Archives: January, 2009
How many of you out there give a tiny rat’s patootie about what I think of something like politics or religion?
“Without goals and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.” Fitzhugh Dodson I have been gradually whittling away at writing a novel now since Nano in November. I can’t say that Nano gave me anything close to a novel. It did give me a boost of [...]
“Good habits are worth being fanatical about.” -John Irving I came across this quote and instantly it triggered an idea for a blog. I have developed some good habits since I began writing. I am normally fanatical about them but unfortunately there are times when I slack. With the holidays I have been slacking on [...]
There’s glitter on my laptop keys. Hmm. Wonder how that happened. I’m knee-deep in the fleshing out of my latest humorous women’s fiction piece, tentatively entitled “Gemma.” I’m really digging where the story is going. The book idea came from a great opening scene that I’ve had forever, it just took a couple of years [...]
I’ve had writers block for a couple months. No matter what I did, I couldn’t get anywhere. Everything I wrote I trashed. Finally, a couple days ago, I realized what my problem was. If I am going to write more, I need to know more. I’m writing a cozy murder mystery. I wrote the first [...]