Holy Christmas Mania, Batman! Has it really been nearly an entire month since I blogged?!?! Why, yes, it has. I know you’ve all been clamoring for new insights from me into how to avoid zombies when the apocalypse happens next Friday, but I have to tell you — it’s probably not going to be a […]
Oh, all right. I confess—I’ve completely abandoned all efforts at NaNoWriMo. Nothing has shut down my desire to write as thoroughly since the last time I had major surgery. For me, NaNoWriMo turned fiction writing, which should be about creativity and inspiration, into an exercise in brute-force statistical manipulation. I mean, I could easily make […]
While I make a lame and pathetic attempt to catch up on all the NaNoWriMo words I HAVEN’T written (see, I told you this would be like dieting—I’m just too contrary for my own good) — please enjoy this humorous depiction of the dangers of bad editing.
That, in a nutshell, is my writing advice to you for the day. Or the week. In fact, it’s my writing advice for your whole life. Because if you already know all about something, you’ll get bored right quick. Or anyway, I get bored right quick, so I find writing what I don’t know works way […]
So I’ve been getting more and more erratic with the blog, as you, my few loyal and devoted followers, no doubt have noticed. What can I say? School resumed, and since we live 30 miles from my son’s high school, that means enormous amounts of time spent in the car. No, I can’t blog while […]