Someone in a workshop pointed out a fundamental flaw in the very premise of my book. (Insert bad word here.) But it turned out to be less than fatal, and it will make my novel stronger. Thank goodness for feedback!
It has been a whirlwind around here. In addition to my annual hand writing notes in my holiday cards (I love that tradition!), which go out on the day after Thanksgiving, I have finished the fourth round of edits on my second novel. I thought the edits I did during my writer's retreat would… Continue reading What a Month!
I started to write a novel in first person and realized I didn't know how. What's a writer to do? Learn some skills in a short story is the logical answer. Right? Or is that just me?
Last year this time I'd finished draft number one and had a combined total of 5 pounds of kittens. Boy have things changed.
My life is full of instances where I heard the right thing at the perfect-for-me time that got me heading down the right path again. Last week's San Diego Writers and Editors Guild meeting was one of those moments.
What does Columbo and my blog have in common? Stay tuned!
A relaxing vacation let me think through what I will accomplish this year.
Writing a book is time consuming, but I still made sure to continue reading. Check out my top picks of the year.
Both All Our Wrong Todays and my Yom Kippur reflections showed me how much more comfortable I am in my own skin I am now. That is something to be thankful for.
It's been a blur of cooking and writing at our house ever since the Fair a few weeks ago.