Don't just stand there. Let's get to it. Strike a pose. There's nothing to it. Copy—steal—abscond with striking characters you read out of magazines and newspapers. Vogue, for instance. Or that loud opinionated guy sitting behind you on the bus. Or that lisping girl working the register at Walmart who won't bother to smile, not even … Continue reading Finding Voice
This is just so much fun. I had to give it a shot. Kind of how my writing is going today...grasping in the dark, coming up with crap like this. Millie Ho's grasping in the dark is quite a bit more fruitful. Check out the video.
I met Luke Slattery by chance in Catania, Sicily, just outside the airport. Being Sicily, buses were running late, and we were anxious and tired. Luke asked if we knew which bus to take to get to Siracusa. Apparently we didn’t look as lost as we were. Even though he had just come off a … Continue reading More Than a Book Review: Reclaiming Epicurus…and Random Encounters at the Bus Stop…and Delightful Epicurean Feasts
REVISED! I've now included descriptions of each bullet point. I have the following things posted on a bulletin board near my desk when I write: THINGS TO CONSIDER Voice...This comes first. Don't proceed until you nail it. POV can always be changed later. POV (point of view)...TIP: write in 1st if it helps you get … Continue reading Writer’s Checklist
The interview is posted on The Leather Library blog. Check it out!This is a follow up to a review I posted a little while ago.