Writing: Q and A: Feeling stuck

Monday, August 21st, 2017


It probably happens to everybody but Stephen King. Getting unstuck:

Writing: Q and A: Can I just bounce a few story ideas off you?

Monday, August 14th, 2017


Bursting to share your great story ideas? Here’s when to press HALT:

Writing: Q and A: Am I too old to be a novelist?

Monday, August 7th, 2017


Writing and aging. Here’s one take:

Writing: Q and A: What’s up with this ‘cultural appropriation’ stuff?

Monday, July 31st, 2017


You want to write about a race or culture different than your own? Here’s one take:

Writing: Q and A: Will you read my novel?

Monday, July 24th, 2017


Your novel’s ready to be read by a pro. Here’s how to find that key reader:

Writing: Q and A: What to do if another idea calls

Monday, July 17th, 2017


Sooner or later, every writer faces it: the siren song of the new idea. Here’s the RX:

Settings: Atmosphere

Monday, July 10th, 2017


More about making them squirm. Use setting.

‘Enjoying my writing time at Smith Fork Ranch, Crawford, Colorado.’

Saturday, July 8th, 2017


Setting: The Long View

Monday, July 3rd, 2017


Not all novels have a short time fuse. When it makes sense to ‘go long.’

Setting: The Time Piece

Monday, June 26th, 2017


It’s about time we talked about time. And how it applies to your settings.