So. Writer’s Block was where I left off last time I was here. I knew what was causing it, and knew I was doing all I could to remedy the primary issue. That’s all I can do. Well, a little bit wrong. I sought out my muse. I’d looked for her once years ago, as a […]
Writers complain about it all the time. I’m part of groups and forums where they are in agony over it, and I tilt my head and wonder about what they’re saying, and why they’re trying to force themselves through it. I don’t get writers block. Which doesn’t mean I’m writing every single day or that […]
There are no rules, and maybe labels of ‘type’ are diluting the concept. Trends change like the weather. It’s still fantasy.
I sat on my first author panel last Saturday, and it was a really pleasant, enjoyable experience. But an interesting and embarrassing thing happened before it started, and this is actually the second time the question has popped up. I am the only one in my writer’s group that writes fantasy, and I was also […]
I did another thing. I closed my eyes and took a huge leap out of my comfort zone. Writers, I think, are all about habits and rituals. We are creatures of comfort. And I broke it. I am cheating on Word. I decided that now, with the new novel, to try out Scrivener. I had […]
I’m in a reading rut. I bought a couple books, dowloaded samples of others, and have a library waiting on my subscription service with Scribd. I tried a sci-fy one. Couldn’t. Tried a Japanese fantasy one. No. Skimmed through my waiting list. No, no no. Ug. WTH. I’ve been slipping into my new MC lately, […]
Some interesting things have happened in the last two weeks. Well, truthfully, there’s been a lot happening in the last few weeks. Last Sunday, I met my brother for the first time ever, and saw one of my sisters for the first time in about 30 years. But also, that little piece I wrote for […]