On Keeping a Copybook.

Now, as writers we all know that one of the best ways to grow our skill is by reading. But sometimes simply taking in words isn't enough. We really have to chew them up and swallow them in order to grow. (Can we all just take a moment to appreciate that food metaphor?) One of … Continue reading On Keeping a Copybook.

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How do you Know if it’s Okay to Kill Someone?

A fictional character. A FICTIONAL CHARACTER, PEOPLE, JEEZ! I'm not a murderer. That being said, I've got a confession to make. I've had a story running around in my head for a number of years now, but I know that in order to make it have the right impact, somebody is going to have to … Continue reading How do you Know if it’s Okay to Kill Someone?

Have I Gone Mad? You Tell Me.

Well, I've just hit the 40,000 word mark, and the cost is that I've had an... interesting medley of music in my head for the past few days. Three songs have been looping around and around in a crazy mashup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWdLt3Afjrg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdphO1jfxCg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ic6wtXCxdEo I think the first two make some sense... but don't ask me … Continue reading Have I Gone Mad? You Tell Me.