Wool by Hugh Howey My rating: 5 of 5 stars Now I see what all the fuss is about! Not only is the writing smooth-as-butter flawless, but the premise of Wool is just flipping genius. I totally didn't see the ending, or the final ending, coming and I've been thinking about it ever since. My … Continue reading Book Review – Wool by Hugh Howey
This past weekend, an absolutely goregous spring day, I photographed my sister and her fiance. Out of the blue, it hit me. -------> I needed to get my expanding-can outside more often and be creative. As the shutter on my camera clicked and clacked, my brain untangled plot holes, drafted the next novel in my … Continue reading Other Creative Outlets for Writers?
So it's already day 5 of NaNoWriMo and I've only managed a couple of hundred words on this year's project. I should be at least 8,000 words into the blasted thing by now. Sigh. So what's the hold-up you say? Okay, so maybe you didn't say, but I'm going to tell you anyway. In list … Continue reading Oh, NaNo Muse, Where Fore Art Thou?
The time is near for writers everywhere (or wanna-be's) to cast off their daily responsibilities, shun family and friends, and do the unthinkable- write a complete novel in just 30 days. Not possible, you say? Of course it is, and thousands of writers prove it every November! What is this organized chaos I speak … Continue reading It’s Almost Time For NaNoWriMo!
So I've developed another method to avoiding all that I should be doing. It's addictive. It's amazing. It let's you snag all your favorite things from around the net and organize them into cute little pin boards for your viewing pleasure. It lets you gather idea for the upcoming holidays, remodeling jobs, organization, fashion, or … Continue reading I Should Be Writing (a new form of procrastination!)
Life, as usual, has been getting in my creative way lately. I've been busy working on more post for you guys, crafting a story collection, finishing up a novel that I'm very excited about (as well as about five other literary projects) and then there's the non-writing time-sucks: 1. Photoshop: In addition to gearing up … Continue reading Weirdness Warning: Photoshop, True Blood and Arabian Horses
Welcome to FLASH-N FRIDAY'S. In case your mind is in the gutter, you won't find any naughty pictures in this segment. Just down and dirty flash fiction writing. I've said it before, but it bears repeating: The art of Short Fiction is severely under-rated. If writer's, and readers, stop to think about it for one … Continue reading Flash-N Fridays – Recycled