The Indefinite Must Become Defined.

The challenging part about writing a novel (well, ok, it all can be challenging) is that I’ve been swimming through my days enjoying my ruminations and daydreams about this story and the few characters that have come to my mind so far, telling myself, “I could make them like this, or like that. I could […]

Day 1 – A Fresh Beginning

I have to admit that I’ve been preparing for this day for quite a while. I have a novel idea (ha, ha, pun intended) and I’ve been working it in my mind for many months. I’ve been making lots of notes. I started with a stack of used paper over one foot high. Every time […]

A Day Along the Way to a Novel

Today, I’ve decided that if I’m going to finally earn the right to be called “a writer,” I must get much more serious about becoming a writer. It’s not that I can’t write. I’ve written all kinds of things all my life; papers, dissertations, government grants, business plans, corporate communications and brochures, marketing material, massive […]