Enough Is Enough

A regular in one of my writing groups recently submitted the latest draft of the first chapter of his book. It was revision #270. And the chapter was only six pages long. So what’s the right [...]

The Process

After an author finishes writing a book, but loooooong before it’s on store shelves, what happens next? Every writer has a process. Here’s mine.

Too Many Questions

Uh oh. Perhaps, as a society, we have failed our youth by asking them too many questions too soon in life that they can’t possibly answer. How are they supposed to know how to get to Sesame [...]

Writing Myths, Part 2

Today’s lesson in writing mythology is fueled by Hollywood, passed down to film and television viewers. Writer at desk tears out hair, rips paper from typewriter, crumples, tosses into [...]