Writing is a form of storytelling, but it is so drastically different than the oral tradition it sprung from that… Read more Storytelling and Writing are two DIFFERENT art forms
https://litreactor.com/columns/storytelling-this-aint-church Read my latest article where I preach about preaching because preachiness can get too preachy sometimes.
A lot of writers wish to be recluses. They avoid crowds. They enjoy being introverts. I am not that writer.… Read more Reacting to the Lit
https://litreactor.com/columns/so-you-want-to-write-women Writing women has become a big deal. Everyone’s picking apart every female character and it drives me nuts. Instead… Read more Write them the way they deserve
It comes and goes every year and I always forget to celebrate. I’m not even sure if I should. I… Read more 8 Years and counting
Mixing art and business sucks. It’s hell. Everything is based on “likeability,” “timing,” and “perception.” You could write the greatest… Read more Don’t Marry Your Work, but Take it Out to Dinner
https://bardsandsages.com/efestivalofwords/2018/07/26/character-versus-caricature-creating-believable-characters-in-fiction/#comment-1519 My first panel for the eFestival of Words starts later today at 5pm (Est). It’s all online so you… Read more Today’s Character
I’m a giant pregnant lady right now. The bellysaurus has taken over. I can’t get comfortable and I’m unable to… Read more Even childless writers are parents