Tag Archives: Writing

Writing the Book

Things You Forget. I’m working on this young adult novel right now. It’s a story that won’t leave me alone. It’s the story that made me ugly cry during a workshop at VCFA. I put it away after workshop, then … Continue reading

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Keeping It Short – On Writing

“Write something that will change your life.”

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Voilà! A Book!

The Beginning. The Middle. Still the Middle. The End.And there you have it…a book!

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Hemingway’s Way

My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way. Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over. Ernest Hemingway Writing tight, concise prose is difficult, no … Continue reading

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Time, You Know…

Wow. It’s been a while since I posted on my blog. Longer than I realized. But I’ve been busy. Life stuff. Family stuff. Finding my way through it all. Finding me, in a way. And I’ve been writing, too. Skimmering … Continue reading

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Over-thinking and Writing

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EEK! Writer’s Block!

When is the last time you sat at your computer, excited, enthusiastic, and ready to write? The feeling is so strong – it says “write, write, write.” Then you sit down, and…………….you don’t write. You do everything BUT write. You read … Continue reading

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This is where I am right now.  THE REVISION CAVE.

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Writing Down the Details

I’m a detail person. Definitely. I love keying in on things around me. It makes me happy when I do this, but sometimes I have to remind myself to slow down and do it. For writers, paying attention to details … Continue reading

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