Editing Made Easier

First, it’s been WAY TOO LONG since I last wrote a blog post. One of my goals for 2017 is to remedy that. I’m shooting for one post a month. The themes will be similar to years’ past: writing, romance, and self-care of writers. Here goes. Let’s start with editing. While I wouldn’t say I’m […]

Character Brains

In both plotting and revising, one of the issues I keep coming up against is the difficulty of setting up major conflicts in my stories. Difficult, but fun. Maybe it gets easier? Gulp. Sometimes I’ll step back from writing a section and scratch my head, wondering if I’ve made a character too smart or too […]

Writing Cave

It’s Friday, the sun is shining, there’s no rain in the forecast. It’s gorgeous out there, but all I want to do is hole up and write. I could maybe take my laptop and headphones and write outside… But none of that can happen until tonight, well past sundown. Spring with its sports, holidays, and […]