Category Archives: Writing

When Music Makes the Story Come Alive

A fellow writer in my writing organization recently asked what song we imagine for the ending credits for our novels-turned-movies. Easy! I know ‘em all. Novel 1: “The Sound of Sunshine” (Michael Franti and Spearhead) first, then “Jabulani – Rejoice” … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 22 July 2017

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… Writing Stuff: Think an editorial checklist might be handy? How about one that a literary agent … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 08 July 2017

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… Today’s post is brought you by: I Have Thoughts. Writing Stuff: I don’t read many craft … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 24 June 2017

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… Reading Stuff: The more authors I follow on -Twitter or blogs or wherever- who are part … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 20 May 2017

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… Reading Stuff: James Patterson and Bill Clinton as co-authors on a novel? I might even read … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 06 May 2017

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… Hey. Long time no linking, yes? Let’s start getting back into the swing of things… Writing … Continue reading

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Writing While White: Sensitivity Readers

First, I offer a scene in a current WIP of mine: He thinks over the question. Does everyone hate him? Betsy’s voice talks in his head, telling him “hate” is too strong a word – she works with small children … Continue reading

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