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Houston Writers Guild Mini Workshop this weekend...get prepared to Pitch your book.

Happy Friday!

I hope you’re getting the beautiful sunshine we have here in Texas. This weekend I’ll be conducting a short session on Pitching Your Manuscript to Agents and Editors…several other authors will also be presenting and I hope you’ll join us. 13 more words


Second Blunt Truth about Writing

In the last blog, I wrote about a college kid that was looking for a mentor to help him finish and publish his novel. I discussed why no one stepped up as a mentor for him the last time. 707 more words

Fiction Writing

Friday Fiction - Some Tough Decisions

Welcome to Friday Fiction, my weekly fiction post and link-up. Thanks to all those who dropped by last week to read and add their own work. 1,081 more words


She is a Seamstress

She keeps the past all stacked up and wrapped

in colored bolts along her shelf.

She weaves the past 

from shredded scraps of salvage, 

allowed to play between her palms, 272 more words


Taking up the Bradbury Challenge

As the temperature creeps into the 90s this weekend, we will head for slightly cooler climes deep in SE Arizona. I am still in awe of this opportunity. 474 more words

On My Own Writing

Am I Lost in a Fictional World?

How much should an author be lost in his or her creative writing?  Check out this article:

Am I Lost in a Fictional World?.

Creative Writing

Am I Lost in a Fictional World?

Can creative writing be considered a mental illness?

If you love it too much, does it actually take over your mind, for good?

I’m a proud, card-carrying weirdo, and I’m certainly a top contender for geek-of-the-year (for over thirty years, running), but when it comes to writing the Perspective book series with Amanda, I am taken to an entirely different oddity plane. 403 more words

Creative Writing