Let's Write!

Thursday, May 24, 2018

As I've posted before, I use Grammarly to help edit my writing. I buy it yearly for about $75. They recently 'updated' it and let's just say that I'm not a fan. Instead of starting at the top and working down, it finds any and all spelling errors, then comma errors, and then usage errors, and so on.... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Roku Channel Stuff

We have several channels on the Roku platform already, but this is going to be the control panel for those who will be using it. I call your attention to one channel in particular because some of the material already on it. As I think I've pointed out here, my partner finds it hysterical to name... Sign in to see full entry.

There's much more thought behind this quote, so I am 'storing it' here for now. " If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write! " - Martin Luther Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A couple of good articles from Booklocker.com, my first real publisher. This one explains why Amazon won't necessarily sell your 'new and imporoved' paperback or hard cover book. While I agree it's a pain, I do understand this problem. I'm not saying it's right, but I understand it. This one bugs... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Thoughts for my book. I was out with the dogs and this came to me. I'll use it (or a form of it) in my murder story. Evil does not hear the pleas of mercy. Death is the easy part. Waiting for it is the hell. Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

I thought a bit about where to place this quote before deciding it put it here. Life experiences feed your imagination, thus I like this thought. "A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes. Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Hmmm. I just discovered that Kindle has a 'Comic book Creator' tool. My son as always a fantastic artist and we had discussed doing a comic book many times. I am going to play with this thing using photos and a lot of other little graphics I have to see how it works. I've always considered comic... Sign in to see full entry.

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.

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