A telling thing started happening in my writing over the past week or so. The latest book in my Martiniere series, Justine Fixes Everything: Reflections on Mortality, is at the editor’s. She gave me some feedback which made me go through another revision pass before I got her re…
I’m one of those writers who has a book writing plan. That is, I sit down every December and plan out what books (and hopefully short stories and essay…
It took a friend’s tweet this morning about her realization that she found a lot of her writing inspiration while working in a coffee shop to bring abo…
Martiniere Legacy Issues
Note: This is not meant to be the final word on critique groups. This is just my particular reflection on critique groups. Period. Pros and cons of wri…
I'm a fairly broad reader in that my reading often covers a range of genres and purposes. I like reading a variety of works, though graphic details and…
So here I am again. Facing the need to start building the world, characters, and plot lines for a new series. Well, this one is kinda new. It's a secon…
2020 tried to go out like it came in, with me dealing with a gut bug. Fortunately, unlike the bug that made the 2019-2020 transition miserable, this on…
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