I got to thinking last night after a comment from a dear friend, that my characters really do have roots … More
I never really know what to say when people ask me what I do. What do you mean what do … More
Living in the country there are definite things that signal the arrival of springtime. Trees turning green, fruit trees blossoming, … More
What makes a character interesting? To me, they have to be real…believable. I once had a review in which the person’s opinion was that the story was unrealistic. I so totally want to defend myself then and well to be honest a part of me still wants to. First off it’s a work of fiction, we read fiction to take us away from everyday life…or at least out of OUR life for a few minutes.
This morning going through the ritual of email, check Facebook, play a game or two of Candy Crush, (you know … More
I need is direction. For me the hardest thing about writing is losing the direction the story is going, where the characters are heading. It sucks to say but right now I’m not liking any of my characters.
I’m a writer…and as such it stands to reason that I live in my own little world inside my head. … More
Last week my lovely was again out of town, so I was left to my own devices…scary isn’t it? Not really, I took care of the doggy, (heartgard cuz ya know ya gotta take care of that…) loved on the kitties, (I have to say, I do love when the kitten nestles beside me in the wee hours of the morning and nudge me so that he can lay his head on my arm. Maybe he does love me after all.)
Sorry I’ve been absent again, everyday life strikes again. I just saw something that got me to thinking…ponder this if … More
The characters tell me their story and try as I might, I can't push them…I can't tell anymore or less of their story than they want me to.