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Why yes, I’m still here

So, I didn’t blog last week. It was, um, because of the malware attack. No, wait, I meant the constant stream of news out of Washington. No, here’s the truth: It was the one-armed man. Heavy sigh. Okay, it was none of those. I just got overwhelmed. I’m in Week Two of my Do That […]

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Tracking Throughlines in Your Novel

My life has been wonderfully routine (which is a good thing–no drama, except on the page) lately, and so in lieu of a Five on Friday, I’m giving you a longer post about an aspect of novel writing. Today, I’m talking about throughlines. Google the word and your head might explode.  Throughline is a word much […]

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Are You Doing Your Thing?

Are You Doing Your Thing?

My writing has been going well lately. Bliss! When it is going well, I find it much easier to do. I get up early, grab a cup of coffee and go right to my computer. I scan my emails (just to make sure there’s nothing that need my immediate attention, which is  load of crap […]

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Five on Saturday

Why I’m writing this post on Saturday: Because yesterday morning we had a big windstorm.  One minute it was a nice, calm Friday morning and the next it was so windy I thought the fir tree in the backyard was going to crash into my house.  And lots of trees did crash down all over […]

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