Monthly Archives: January 2017

End of an Era

This post marks the last thing I will write on my old Toshiba laptop. Purchased in 2010 when I decided to trying this writing thing out full time it’s seen a lot of words. I’ve written four complete novels, three …

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First Impressions and Critical Thinking

How do you decide if you like something? Do you just roll with whatever subjective feeling you have at the time (ie first impression) or do you think about your experience later and analyze why you should or should not …

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Bridging to the Sequel

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Over the years I’ve tried a few different writing styles. I’ve done seat of my pants adlib writing with no outline. I’ve done very detailed outlines and indepth character backgrounds. But what I’ve found that has worked best, for myself …

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Welcome to 2017

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So it’s a new year. Yay? Many people have decried 2016 as the worst year ever. For some, the seeming abundance of celebrity deaths set the tone for the year. For others, politics overshadowed everything. And of course, personal experiences …

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