I attempted to free my writing self by “channeling” advice on how to improve. Specifically, I asked my muse(s) about… Read more Don’t “Show” or “Tell”
The Aligned Worlds™ are innovative, character-based, funny, exciting, and emotional self-contained speculative fiction stories. Based in robust world building and… Read more What Are the Aligned Worlds™?
I’ve been reading articles all afternoon on the dearth of minority characters in books. I find that amusing, as I’ve… Read more Of Race and Character
There is a temptation for writers to take the easy way in describing emotions. Namely, they write of the emotion… Read more Go Deeper than Feelings
So, I awoke early and I’m bored. I don’t feel like writing, but maybe you do. Perhaps you are in… Read more Photo Writing Prompts – 1
I was invited by Mary Ann Bernal to participate in a blog-chain called “My Next Big Thing.” Mary Ann’s next… Read more The Next Big Thing
My next book, which I will start plotting this month, stars a female Security Analyst – a female Sherlock Holmes… Read more Getting Dark
Since I am self-taught as a writer, I usually feel like a fraud when I post anything that sounds as… Read more How Much Description is Enough?