This is the beginning of the next eleven days, during which I’m going to complete the second draft of A WARNING TO THE CURIOUS. The colors are for different acts: blue for the first …Read More →
Posts in the Category: DIARY OF A DRAFT
Developing a writing process is something that comes with experience, by trial and error.
I’m not sure I’ve found the perfect way for me yet, but I do like to see the story visually before I …Read More →
I just got back from a writing retreat in Lake Tahoe with authors Ellen Hopkins, Kristin Elizabeth Clark, and Jim Averbeck. We had a lakefront cabin, lots of wine, and each other’s company, so you …Read More →
If what you’re writing has no special meaning, unique to you, dump it. Start something that does.Read More →
Sometimes a change is as good as a rest, so a few days ago I packed up my plot board, world-building board, most essential research books, computer, bewildered dog… and a few hastily …Read More →