Rewriting: Slashing and Burning

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Grab an ax, grab a match. Slashing and burning unnecessary words

Rewriting: Starting the rewrite.

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Rewriting? Tips on how to get started:

Writing: Q and A: Stalled out and scared (on character)

Monday, August 28th, 2017

A character’s stopped speaking? Here’s how to win him back.

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: