Category Archives: Writing

Digging Out

This is what it looks like from my desk this morning.         What you can’t see is the layer of ice coating the top of all that white-stuff. What you can see is the top of, what … Continue reading

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Slow Going

I like to think I’m a patient person. I mean sure, that’s a sliding scale for all of us to some extent, and there have been days when I’ve been as steady as a brick wall and other days…well…maybe not … Continue reading

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One Word After the Other

“I don’t know what to write today.” This is a thing that I sometimes say to myself – especially when it’s true. It’s certainly something that I said to myself when I sat down to put this post together. The … Continue reading

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ConFusion Panel Schedule

Hi there Everybody! Here is a quick post to let you know about my ConFusion panel schedule. For those of you that don’t know, ConFusionĀ is a Fan-run Science Fiction/Fantasy convention held in Novi, Michigan on the weekend of January 18th … Continue reading

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Fight Scenes

This week I want to talk about fight scenes. As always, your mileage may vary. I’ll be talking about how I create fight scenes and this may or may not work for you and that’s fine. It’s what works for … Continue reading

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Some Days

I’ve said before on the blog that I tend to not plan out these weekly posts. Some days, it would be easier if I did plan them out, but there’s something about sitting down and riffing on a topic. Until … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming

And, no, that isn’t meant to be a Song of Ice and Fire reference. I meant that literally. As I’m sitting at my desk, writing this, I can look out my window and see the first “Real” snow falling. I … Continue reading

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Words Getting in the Way – Of Words

So I learned something about myself this November. I am not much of a sprint writer. For those of you that don’t know, writing sprints are – well – probably exactly what you think they might be. Writers will sit … Continue reading

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Doubling Down on NaNoWriMo

I don’t normally participate in National Novel Writing Month. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t have anything against it. Usually, when November comes around, I’m not in a place where I can participate without putting the current project on hold … Continue reading

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Friday Fess-Up: October 20th

On a rare Saturday* (which will become less rare**, most likely – more on that Sunday) last week, I got some writing done. I got some other stuff done as well, but the writing was up there on the cool … Continue reading

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