I think as often as my books begin with a character or an idea, they begin with a place.
Sometimes it’s an epic place, like the Chimayo Badlands in New Mexico: 303 more words
Some of you may regard this post as rank heresy, but I assure you, it’s all meant in good fun.
My husband and I like to play a silly and very geeky game I affectionately call, “Would You Live In That Universe?” 907 more words
Rarely spoken of but universally experienced, burnout is probably the reason the statistics about writers look so bad. Hundreds start writing, dozens make it to submission, and only a few end up getting published—and much of that elimination process is actually self-selection: the “strong” survive, while the “weak” gradually fade from the pool. 757 more words