Writing THAT Scene: The Struggles of a “Provincial” Novelist

Writing THAT Scene: The Struggles of a “Provincial” Novelist

I’m at a crucial place in my new novel, and an old challenge is hindering my progress.

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A New Approach to an Old Novel

A New Approach to an Old Novel

I came across a novel I’d started writing…and abandoned…almost ten years ago. After re-reading it, I think it has potential. But it will require a unusual method of writing for me.

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Murder in the First Draft (Killing a Main Character)

Murder in the First Draft (Killing a Main Character)

The decision to kill a main character requires thought, intent and should not be taken lightly.

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“You Should Write an Autobiography”

“You Should Write an Autobiography”

I was asked if I'd ever considered writing my own life story. The answer is not a simple Yes or No.

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I'm With the Banned!

I'm With the Banned!

In observance of Banned Books Week, I’m showing my support for creativity, expression and our freedom to read.

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