I should have had this post written days ago. Working 48 to 50 hours weeks the past month has made writing a struggle. I reasoned I could pen this blog early this morning, but that was before a killer migraine attacked me through the night. It seems the world is against me this year… Continue reading Life interruptus…
This month I started, finally, editing the manuscript I’ve been working on for the past year. My editing technique still needs some perfecting, but I’m learning and it really is progressing. This week, reading through my roll of blogs to which I subscribe I ran across a blog about editing. It is written by an… Continue reading An Editing Technique – Reverse Outline
This seems like an unlikely subject for a writer to write about, but I am a writer and this is important to me. And this is about an important writing tool. Fall is settling in, the air has a crisp, brisk feel to it, the chickens aren’t laying as much as they used to and… Continue reading It’s Getting Colder
This weekend our small chapter had the honor of hosting Sylvia Day. Not only is she an award-winning author both nationally and internationally, but she is also the president of Romance Writers of America. Her visit originated as a guest speaker at the Arkansas Literary Festival in Little Rock this weekend. We are so happy… Continue reading Sylvia Day, Nationally and Internationally Best Selling Author
That is the question every writer asks themselves about the people populating their imagination. Who are they? What makes them tick? What are their flaws? What makes them great? I love to find out who my hero and heroine are. They end up taking me on a journey of discovery. Not only about their lives,… Continue reading Who Are They Really?
I was hanging out with some of my writer friends this morning and the subject of our favorite trope came up. Surprisingly, I didn’t have to think this one through. I know what my favorite trope is and I love every story that crosses my path with this theme. Beauty and the Beast. Who couldn’t… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast