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Friday, May 18, 2018

I was waiting for the medical stuff to be over, when a thought came to me. Back in 2013, I started a dystopian story that I finally dropepd because so many things kept changing. I wanted it to be 'true-like,' but the driving narrative I was using was an elusive deal. I had gotten over 32,000 words... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Conversations In My Mind

Protagonist: I'm not budging until you give me a good ending. Me: I'm in control of the story, OK? Protagonist: I'm a sentient, important being, and you must obey me! Me: You're ink on paper. [points to delete button] Want me to press this? Protagonist: I hate you. Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

James Michener on writing: 'I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.' Exactly! Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Publishing Tools

After being frustrated with the way Amazon has been rendering my e-book formats, making them look like a drunken nine-year-old did them, I went on a quest to find a way to fix them. I've tried at least a dozen programs, including one from Amazon's ' Kindle Create.' As is so often true with 'The Big... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

I feel the wind blow, and see the earth dance. I smell river beds latched in stones. There’s something about the wind that feels hollow. I spread my arms and follow. In the night streams, I am free. Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, May 11, 2018

It's taken me some time to slip back into the 'murder mode' I use when I'm writing on behalf of a vicious killer and his intended victims. Of course, not everything goes to plan... on my end and on the characters ends. After all, the tag line reads, ' A story of love, malevolence, murder, and... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

My definition of Writers block? When your imaginary friends stop talking to you. Sign in to see full entry.

One of the projects that I need to get finished is one that probably won't appear here. I have it tentatively named, 'Murder, A Bit At A Time.' This project is loosely based on a man I talked with when I worked in the prison system back in 1981. If you have read much of my stuff, you know that I'm... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

As I was explaining over in my 'Ramblings' section, my writing output has slowed considerably the last week. I need to reconcile myself and then, things will change back to my version of normal. One of the things I am doing is making plans to move into my 'summer office.' My house is a huge place... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, May 4, 2018

WRITING TIP: To become better writers become regular readers. Read books in the genre you write in to gain more knowledge about how to write those particular books. Don't only set aside time to write, set aside time to read. Sign in to see full entry.

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