They say the only thing in life we can truly control is our perspective and how we view a situation. Hrmph! Well, what if I WANT to look on the dark side and see the glass as half empty and make [...]

Lamentations IYF

That moment when you step back to look at your process and find that the straight line from start to finish has become a tangled mess.


Whoever wrote the song “Winter Wonderland” can go to hell. But they might like the weather too much.

That Ole Black Magic

It was a dark and stormy night. Okay, not really. It was a Saturday morning, and my dreams of picking up where I left off on my manuscript were dashed by technology.

Happy New Year

Two weeks into 2019 isn’t too late to wish someone a Happy New Year and reflect on the past, is it? Well, even if it is, it’s my blog, and I’ll do what I want.

Sing It

Something’s happening to some time-honored Christmas carols, and, frankly, I’m offended at the stupidity of it all.

Less Than Thanksgiving

I’m thankful for this blog” and other things you never thought you’d hear me say. Or see me write. Or truly mean. Oh forget it. Just read it!

Glint-A Rant

In the words of Eddie Cochran (and The Who), there ain’t no cure for the Tuesday night blogging blues. Okay, I’m paraphrasing, but you get the gist.

Novel vs. Blog: A Study

Even though it seems like novel-writing and blog-writing would be like comparing oranges to oranges, it’s more like oranges to apples, and one of them is rotten.