Writing Detours

One of the things I like about writing fiction, is that you are never quite sure where it is going to take you. Case in point: several months ago I finished the first draft of a new novel. I liked it, but didn’t love it. I knew it had some problems, but sent it out … More Writing Detours

First Edits

I’m sure that all writers work slightly differently. Or maybe very differently. Do we write on keyboards, longhand, on phones? Do we meticulously plot out our works or do we get a germ of an idea and just run with it. Regardless of what some might argue, there really is no one right way to … More First Edits

Ugly Jealousy

Do you every feel it? You’re working hard, doing your best, trying everything you can to make your mark and get noticed. You start to feel that purchase of a little bit of traction. You feel you are making progress. And then you look over. You see someone else. The seem to be fresh out … More Ugly Jealousy