Brainchild

It all started with a memory.  I'm not going to lie... my fiction is based on snippets of borrowed life.  A quirk, a snippet of overheard conversation, a nemesis from my adult life. The fun thing about writing is that you get to keep people guessing.  And boy, does that get interesting. Funny enough, Daughters of … Continue reading Brainchild

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Cut and Paste (and Cut Again)

It was time to look for an editor.  Actually, it was a little early for that, but I was so excited to get going that I started shopping for that tough love relationship about 60,000 words into my work (which ended up being about 80,000 in all). So where should a new blood start?  It … Continue reading Cut and Paste (and Cut Again)

The Critic

Remember that Jon Lovitz cartoon where the titular character ended every review with "it stinks!"?  I thought it was pretty funny, mostly because I had not a) put anything out there to be rated, and b) had not been told anything of mine stunk. Well, now I can check off both a and b.  After … Continue reading The Critic