I can’t count the number of beginnings to stories and novels I’ve written, fascinated by an image or character in my head, only to have to stop when I have no idea what’s going to happen next.
It’s been almost two years since I quit Facebook. It was only supposed to be a break that lasted a […]
Conventional wisdom for writers says that, when it comes to writing dialog, you should listen to how people really speak and capture it on paper.
Not only would it be momentous goal to check off my bucket list, but there’s literally nothing I like to read more than my own, well-polished prose.
In the end, you’re not really changing anything, just making it more true, if that makes sense.
My best ideas happen when I take two separate things and bang them together until they fit.
It’s a task that takes patience and and a delicate touch — you can’t just go in and yank on things and expect them to fall apart.