Well, the first week of NaNoWriMo has been enlightening. First off, I learned that it is actually possible to write an entire first draft of a novel very quickly. Some of my fellow Wrimo’s have already completed one novel and are working on the second. Of course, these are Wrimo’s who have participated in NaNoWriMo […]Read more "NANOWRIMO WEEK 2 – A CHANGE HAS COME"
Today I awoke to a changed world. That seems to be happening a lot lately. So much is different this week than was last year. Yesterday we received the news that Borders was liquidating. Over 11,000 employees will be without jobs by the end of September. That’s, of course, not counting the hundreds who have […]Read more "THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF AN AGE"
Very recently, I’ve stopped purposing to network with lots of writers. Mostly it’s because I keep running into writers who are in the publishing stage and that’s all they are interested in talking about. The groups I’m involved in on LinkedIn are great, don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining. I’m just choosing to take […]Read more "YOU CAN’T SWALLOW AN ELEPHANT IN ONE BITE!"
When I first decided that I wanted to be a writer, I was just a kid. My inspiration was the fictional character Jessica Fletcher from Murder She Wrote. I thought that she had a really great life. She knew lots of people, traveled all over the world, made lots of money and was famous. So, […]Read more "THE END OF THE FAIRY TALE"