Social Bookworms?

To be, or not to be … social. Or how social to be? For some odd reason, bookworms have gotten the reputation of being antisocial. See the following internet memes if you need any evidence:                   (and please excuse the spelling error in the first one;...

Activity Round-up

Hey y’all! There has been much work a-brewing here on the blog, it just hasn’t been visible in blog post form, so I’m stopping in to point out where you can find me and my work lately. First: I’ve started vlogging! Not really, but I have...

Keep up then

I’ve had a little bug in my ear kicking about for the past few weeks. It landed when I listened to Milo’s first Micro-Podcast of May, and I’ve been struggling with it since then. I was struck by the phrase, “keep up,” a common enough one....

What if you were stranded on a desert island with…

OK, authors and writers out there. Question for you. Yes, YOU. What would happen if you were stranded on a desert island with your characters? You can pick your favorites, if you have one. Would you get bored? Would one of you end up killing the other? Would someone...

Editing Lessons

I forgot the cardinal rule of programmers. DOCUMENT. Last year, I spent several months editing the work that eventually became Memory’s Hostage. But did I take notes on the editing process? Record how long it took to accomplish the various phases? Analyze which...