This image pretty much sums up my blogging ideas last week for today’s post.
A few topics surfaced now and again, but none of them drove me to my computer, compelled to set down a torrent of words before they escaped my grasp. This was a good situation, though. Because it seems my creative brain wanted to play with other ideas. You see, it’s been flitting from story to story to story, although never alighting on one long enough for me to begin writing. Yes, three stories. Now, please don’t groan and roll your eyes at my apparent inability to stick with one. These aren’t new stories per se. Continue reading →
Happy Weekend, everyone, and welcome to my latest Saturday Sit Down. Today we have the multi-talented Lyndsey Jones joining us. Lyndsey is a journalist, playwright, and comedy writer, whose play Martini Bond: Her hunt for the spy who loved her mum will be on stage at Manchester Pride this upcoming weekend. So queue-up your favorite Bond soundtrack and say “hello” to Lyndsey.
With some trepidation, I took advantage of a recent Writer’s Digest sale. I bought Donald Maass’s The Breakout Novelist. For those of you who don’t know, he’s a top literary agent who also teaches serious workshops on how to write novels that will leave readers wanting more. Continue reading →
August is nearly upon us. Blogland’s population is largely on vacation. And I wonder if some of those “on a break” will really come back. I hope they do.
Working through Meghan’s new story is slow-going, and there are too many days where I question my ability to write it. But I made some real progress this weekend, and that feels good. So I’d thought I’d again share a short bit from the first draft of the book’s second scene: Continue reading →
My regularly scheduled post will appear tomorrow. Today, we have a special post featuring a cover reveal and a giveaway. I’m really looking forward to reading this sequel, so without further ado, I am happy to share:Continue reading →