Milestones

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It is officially National Novel Writing Month: It is probably not news to anyone who reads this blog, however, that I’m writing a novel. I have been attempting to, in one form or another, for a number of years. What …

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Genuine Talent

I was quite the poet in high school. A self-proclaimed genius, one might say. The other day, I came across one of my hand-written diaries from the period, and found a snippet that has been stuck in my head ever …

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The Writing Class

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I┬ásummarized the circumstances that brought this about in my last post. Now that it’s finished: a synopsis – and the outcome! The day of the first class, there was a pretty serious snowstorm. School was cancelled, roads were relatively crummy, …

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Panic: At the Word-Processor

A few weeks ago, I was whining at Lance about how much I envied him pursuing his dream and real talent of creative writing (He is at the {undergrad} Iowa Writer’s Workshop. Seriously,) his having time all alone to think …

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Manderly’s Pies Etc.

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Major Game of Thrones/ASOIAF spoilers herein. Also, general ideas about the writing of really good fiction. And lots of unnecessary asides. Just sayin’. Feature image credit: Manderly’s Meat Pies by saportfolio via DeviantArt and Google Images. And well done to …

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