Saturday Selections: My Top 5 Books for Writers

As I mentioned recently, I'm heading into the oh-so-long process of revising the second book of my fantasy series The Osteria Chronicles. Part of my revision ritual is to re-read some of the top books I've found for fiction writers to refresh my memory of certain techniques, help myself hone in on my weak areas, … Continue reading Saturday Selections: My Top 5 Books for Writers

Need a Writing Kick? Read a Book!

Last week I dosed you up with ways to kick your imaginary writer's block to the curb. One of my tips was to read a book on writing to inspire yourself when you feel stuck. And then cruel, cruel me left it at that. No recommendations, no advice for picking a writing book, nothing. To … Continue reading Need a Writing Kick? Read a Book!

Life Is Too Short…

I had no idea what I wanted to write this week. I don't call this writer's block since you know I don't believe in that (see last week's post for details). Rather, I was uncertain what portion of my life I wanted to blurt out to the world this week. Then, as the cat meowed … Continue reading Life Is Too Short…