North Carolina People, Places, and Things-January 30
I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 232 more words
Aside from having written 65,000 words of my novel and what I thought was a reasonable attempt at a tweet, I wasn’t all that well prepared for #PitchCB (the once a month event where you can pitch your novel idea in a tweet and hope to be invited to submit). 961 more words
Another week and another few thousand words, in the midst of other things life throws at you.
In my usual lead up to a good writing session I tend to do some online browsing, some may call it avoidance, but I find if I allow myself a short time to do this it’s out of my system. 312 more words
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating an 81-year-old Fort Myers man.
Curtis Brown was last seen at his home on Sun Circle approximately 2 hours ago. 12 more words
A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to meet Curtis Brown’s inspiring and enthusiastic Pippa Masson through Faber Writing Academy’s ‘Ready to Submit?’ course. The half hour session gave applicants the chance to have the synopsis and first few chapters of their manuscripts read by Pippa and then meet with her to get feedback on the pitch, hook, whether they’re ready to start sending out submissions and, indeed, if there’s even a germ of a book in there somewhere. 554 more words