Character Development, Scene Writing, Short Story Writing, The Writing Life, Writing Prompts

Micro-Fiction: Parlour Games

This week's short is based on a line selected randomly from my current read, A God in Ruins, by Kate Atkins: The house was much warmer than when he had lived there with Nancy. Taking a sentence written by one writer for a specific purpose and folding it into a completely new character for an… Continue reading Micro-Fiction: Parlour Games

The Writing Life

One Writing Process Does Not Fit All…

If you’re going the traditional publishing route, and you’re not quite finished with you manuscript, you may think it’s too early to do anything but write. At some point, you may get discouraged and think you’ll never finish the story, let alone go through the necessary editing and re-write stages and then look for an… Continue reading One Writing Process Does Not Fit All…

Oldsters

Hiatus from Hell

My self-imposed exile is over and I can't tell you how glad I am to be back. Back in February, I became overwhelmed with the amount of pressure I was putting on myself to write the novel, complete some freelance gigs, build my new website and keep up with my existing social media platform. Now mind… Continue reading Hiatus from Hell