Think a Fiction Formula is a Bad Idea? Think Again…

Another year. Another NaNoWriMo win. Another story fail. Sound familiar?

I completed another NNWM this year, in spite of working full-time. That’s the good news. I can write enough each day to reach the goal of 50K words in 30 days. The bad news is, the story’s terrible. In fact, it’s not really a […]


My Sunday Muse is MIA

Okay, I got up early. Today, it didn’t help. I sat at the keyboard, waiting. Finally I began to look at news sites, “just to get some inspiration.” Two hours later I found myself reading an article on the Kardashians; that’s when I knew I wouldn’t be getting a visit from Ms. Inspiration.

So I […]


Lazy Weekend and I Need to Write

It’s a particular sort of agony that I’m learning is the lot of writers. I feel the need to write. It even gets me up early (like 0400 most mornings). I think and plan and write, both fiction and blogs, and suddenly it’s time to get the house going. On Saturday that doesn’t kick off […]