The Writer's Life

In the Throws of Edits

Every novelist will tell you that writing a book is the easy part. Editing it is the pits. When an author takes their own imagination and free writes their book without a scripted outline or any idea of where they are going, the story flows like jagged rocks tumbling down a mountainside and crashing into… Continue reading In the Throws of Edits

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The Makings of a New Series

As my reader, you may have noticed a slump in my postings.  Today, I took a break; a break from the constant film of my newest novel creation running in my head.  I have been writing practically non-stop for over a month. Since I decided to shelf Grandfather’s Whispers (it played a much larger role… Continue reading The Makings of a New Series

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Finding Success in Discipline

At the beginning of the school year, my oldest daughter was hesitant to take an art class. She wanted to try her hand at pottery, but the course was unavailable. So, she was stuck with drawing. She likes to draw and color, but her talent needs development. She needed a disciplined environment that would teach… Continue reading Finding Success in Discipline

The Writer's Life

2012 Year End in Reading

Now, I look to 2013 and wonder what kind of goals I should set, and if I should even attempt to set them. Of course, I should! Goals give us a purpose; a reason to wake up each morning. Without my goals, I would have nothing to look forward to, nothing to accomplish, and nothing to show for success.