Like that one guy said: Good writers borrow, great writers steal. Welcome to the place where all things have been lifted, looted, and otherwise pilfered…Remember, possession is 9/10s of the law.
Nah, she didn’t make it to the writer’s meeting, but I did–all 9 months of me. However, for those who are interested in life a day after a writer’s meeting then I’ll tell you the following: Bronwen Elise Preston was born February 25, 2008.She… Continue Reading “Will She Make It? Take Two”
I have not had a ‘writer’ fix for two months now. Sure, I met up with the Pirates on the first Thursday of the month, but we didn’t do much writing talk (I was too busy being gifted with Pirate Baby Swag…thanks guys!). Now… Continue Reading “Will She Make It?”
I’ve been out of printer toner for about two months now, and that’s tragic enough. Today I purchased a two-pack of the toner necessary to get my printer up and running…then tore apart my husband’s stash of cables to find the correct ones to… Continue Reading “I Wanna Print Something!”
Perhaps I have been stuck at home too long now. So far I think I have watched the movie Underdog thirteen more times than is healthy. But it’s made me wonder about villains. Dr. Bar Sinister is the evil-doer in this particular movie, going… Continue Reading “Villains Unite!”
So I’ve been doing the sketches, which is like pre-writing with real writing, and it’s taking some adjusting. I’ve got the main characters and the main plot for the first book and a ‘controversy’ for the next book. Over it all I have a… Continue Reading “Character Sketches: Take Two”
I finished reading Write Away, Elizabeth George’s take on novel writing. She writes mysteries and her approach is totally different than mine. I’m one of those people who writes and then sorts it all out later. But, being between projects at the moment, and… Continue Reading “Thanks to Elizabeth George”
So, I did not get the critiques done for last month because I wasn’t going to make it to the meeting anyway and now I have to do two months worth of short stories and novel chapters. You know what I have found interesting… Continue Reading “On Being a Professional "Beginner" and The Movie: The Prestige”