The Best Writing I’ll Ever Do

You know what the worst is? No? Well, how could you there are a bazillion answers to that. At the moment, I’m talking about rewriting. Now let me be clear, there are different kinds of rewriting. Most of them are not awful at all. Like: When you decide a scene doesn’t work and cut it. … Continue reading The Best Writing I’ll Ever Do

If I Knew how to Speak, I Wouldn’t be a Writer.

Well, this was an eventful weekend. I attended the PNWA literary contest and I learned several things, mostly about myself but also about the world at large. The first is… I’m not crazy; I’m just a writer. Having met other writers it has suddenly clicked that all those things other people give me ‘that look’ … Continue reading If I Knew how to Speak, I Wouldn’t be a Writer.

Featured List & Ice Cream: There is no Such Thing as Calories

Ugh, I won’t share the temperatures because most people would just laugh, but it’s ridiculously hot here. It’s my own fault for living in a place so temperate that even small variations seem extreme. But heat added to good news means celebrating with ice cream. Yes, good news again. This has been a fantastic year … Continue reading Featured List & Ice Cream: There is no Such Thing as Calories

The Know-it-all, the Skimmer, the Ego-stroker, the Drama Queen and the Sparrow Fart

“That’s not how I do it,” I would whine. “Well, how you’re doing it isn’t working,” my mother/father/brother/ husband responds “But it does work…it worked before. I don’t know what’s wrong now.” I’ve had the preceding argument so many times in my life that both my loved ones and I have it memorized. Taking advice … Continue reading The Know-it-all, the Skimmer, the Ego-stroker, the Drama Queen and the Sparrow Fart