31 Days of Spoooktacular: The Gauntlet

Way back in the beginning, you may recall that I said that 31 Days of Spoooktacular was part of how I planned to force writing to become a habit for me. Writing has always been something I do sporadically, intermittently and with no true pattern. Even over the course of this year, where I've given myself … Continue reading 31 Days of Spoooktacular: The Gauntlet

Writer’s Commiseration

Writing has never been a group thing to me. I don't track down other writers to talk to them about the process. I don't go to forums and chat about plotting and character development. I don't hang out in coffee houses with other writers and discuss the finer points of the gerund. That's just not … Continue reading Writer’s Commiseration

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: A Review

So for the first time in a long time, I'm going to write me a review, 'cause...why the hell not? I generally stay away from books that appear on the New York Times bestseller list.  If Oprah's seal of approval appears on the cover, I'm ten times more likely to throw the book on the … Continue reading The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: A Review