Category Archives: Characters
In a strange roundabout way it has everything to do with writing, at least for me.
Three things I’ve learned from participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).
Writing naked is not an easy task
Epic fantasy was definitely not Her bag. She may like to read them, but writing one? That would be a big ol’ no.
Yesterday at our monthly Saturday Writers meeting we got into a really interesting conversation about point of view, as in “writer’s point of view.”
Today I could say two words that would be an instant conversation starter among a group of people no matter what their age. The Bachelor. What a putz. The last night of this seasons show he chooses one of the two final women to be his bride then changes his mind. After what seemed a [...]
Just about everyone has heard of road rage, most have experienced or been at the receiving end of it. In these tough days of high stress and financial difficulties, it seems everybody is in a hurry to be somewhere and not always considerate of other drivers that may get in their way. Tempers collide when volatile traffic [...]
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 [...]
Since many of my writing mates wrote about Nano, I’m going to get in on the action, too. But from a different perspective. I’m going to write about the unexpected things I got from Nano. Hint: it wasn’t 50,000 words. Not this year. The first thing I got was the knowledge that I have [...]
At the time of that story, I didn’t think about how what I listened to affected my writing.