Break Time

I’m feeling pretty empty where the blog is concerned right now. The ideas are either not there, or not converting well from thought to post. Rather than flail away, I’ll walk away, for now. You know what this means–I’m sure to find a bunch of things to post about in the next few weeks. I’ll […]

Monday Musing

I’m afraid I’m not good for much today. Over the last two weeks or so, I’ve had a sore throat that finally went away toward the end of last week. On Saturday, the organization I work for sponsored a major public event (it went quite well), but by the end of it, my throat was […]

King’s Rules

I’m going to be honest here: I’m getting close to full of reading ‘writing rules’ on blogs, forums, articles and such. It’s not that I feel like I’m so superior, so skilled, so AWESOME that I don’t need the advice; it’s just that I think I’ve gotten to the point where I’ve found what works […]

The Chestnut Tree

Early last week, it finally happened, something it seems I’ve been waiting forever on–spring arrived. It’s funny how you can tell the difference. We’ve had some false starts this years, some teasers, some days when the sun was shining and the air was warm enough that you could walk outside without a parka, but when […]

Some Numbers for Friday

This post was inspired by a recent thread on Absolute Write. It’s already sunk to page 2 or 3 of the forum threads, so I won’t link it here. Let’s throw out a few numbers, just for fun: 41       239       5.8335       307       8.7728       367      13.11 This ‘table’ shows the chapter count, total manuscript pages, and […]