“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 […]
Seigneur de Montgomery made a bow over her hand as he took his leave, the only time he’d touched her bare flesh. The strength and warmth of his hand on hers moved up her arm, melting further the icy core that had filled her for two years. It didn’t stop […]
My Stupid Human Trick is the ability to list the kings and queens of England from 1066. I devour books on English history. One of the many reasons Julie and I are so compatible is our shared anglophilia. Between us, we’ve been to England five times and yearn for more, […]