Monthly Archives: February 2014

Why oh why?

There are a lot of things I don’t understand. And since they don’t seem to bother anyone else it makes me think I’m crazy. For instance, my home is surrounded by 80 to 90 foot pines and hardwood trees. In … Continue reading

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Happy Trails!

You’ve seen those novels, haven’t you, that have alternate endings? You can choose the ending you like best. I’ve never quite understood that, but I can see the advantage of it to an author. For example, the biggest criticism of … Continue reading

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Save those Chapters!

You know one of the hardest things about being a writer? Let me give you an example. You’ve spent a month writing a really great five or six page chapter. It has verisimilitude. The characters are “real,” they speak like … Continue reading

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Big News – Sex Sells!

What to do about sex? Well, personally, I am all for it. But how about in literature? Of course we all know about the English woman who made a fortune with her “Gray Shades” books and now a movie. (No, … Continue reading

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