My writing journey

This is "about me." Apparently people want to know a little about me, besides the thoughts I put on my "About" page. When I was about ten years old I received a diary. I didn't put many entries in it, but it was where my writing habit began. Around the age of  twelve I began… Continue reading My writing journey

Editing – it’s happening

I just had to share that I started editing my novel yesterday and it went well. I rounded out a scene. I did some research. I read up on plot versus character and I mapped out my plot on a large sheet of sketching paper. Mapping out my plot was very revealing. I saw that a… Continue reading Editing – it’s happening

The pain passes but the beauty remains

I have been in a lot of pain recently. For some reason my neck is giving me trouble. Today I thought about the artist, who, crippled by arthritis continued to paint the great cathedrals in Europe. When someone asked him why, he responded, "The pain passes, but the beauty remains." Writing requires discipline, persistence, all… Continue reading The pain passes but the beauty remains