DELETE

I'm in the mood to destroy words! I think I'd better not, though, until at least a couple other people tell me the targeted words are bad. Otherwise I might just erase everything...

The Observer second draft is finished!

I have finished a first pass through of my novella, and fixed all the problems I had highlighted! Now to read it again and find a whole new slew of them (I've already found a few, sigh.) I know it will never be 'done.' It will only ever be 'good enough.' But it is still …

First story of the year

Not even out of the first week. A good sign! Damn it feels good to be a writer. Creation has been slowed due to all the editing I've been doing, so it is a much needed brain flexing to actually work on something new. Now, back to the grind...

Oh my God the dictionary!

I started reading it... and am wondering why I never did this before. It's like walking through a treasure-filled cavern and snatching up any glinting piece that pulls my eye. So many words! I wish I had a randomized version of the dictionary so that all my new words wouldn't start with A, but here …

What are your resolutions?

To write more? I bet one of them is to write more. All us writers tend to make that resolution every year. But the trick to keeping those resolutions is to make your goal something measurable, and achievable. For example, no nebulous 'write more' goals. Pick something solid like 'write a story each month' or …