Writer. Observer. Survivor!
My novel is finished, which leads to the question of what happens next.
After more than a year of persistent, intense work, my next novel is finished, and ready to send to the publisher.
As I write my next novel, I’m sharing some of the interesting and challenging aspect of the process.
I’m at a crucial place in my new novel, and an old challenge is hindering my progress.
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.
The decision to kill a main character requires thought, intent and should not be taken lightly.
I often get inquiries about the “folks” who populate my stories—whether they are thinly disguised versions of real people.
For those who like to read, but prefer a "tamer" fare, there’s an App that can remove offensive words. But should it?
As an author, I get these two questions on a regular basis. I take both as a personal and professional compliment, but a simple YES or NO answer is not sufficient.
For those who think they’d like to become a writer, here are a few practical suggestions.
Sometimes, perhaps even years later, an author might ponder how a completed book could have been done differently.
Responding to those who ask question about some of the language and sexual content in my books.
"Write what you know" is not intended to limit your imagination nor the scope of your subject matter.What does this simple advice mean?Is it good advice?