On one side of the breakroom in the television station where I work is a wall of floor to ceiling windows that lend it plentiful sunlight. Even on cloudy days or after dark, it’s a peaceful place to hang out when I need a connection to the outside world. As […]
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“Writing Twitter’s” December Hot Topic of 2019 is pantsing versus plotting—writing by the seat of your pants as opposed to outlining the story before beginning to write. If you saw the first draft of this post, you’d know I’m a pantser, which, given what I’m telling about myself, is ironic. […]
Falling in love wasn’t a choice. Staying in love is.
Part of committing to be a professional writer is establishing discipline. I chose Stephen King’s advice: Write every day, no matter what. I’m too busy, I’m sick, I’m on vacation, none are acceptable excuses. A visit to Washington, DC with my mom and my oldest son tested my resolve. Julie’s […]