#Repetitionnovel

The title of this post is the hashtag I have been using on Twitter when I talk about my current novel, called Repetition. As you can see, that hashtag is quite appropriately formed. If any of you are not familiar with hashtags…go look up what hashtags are. Anyway, the reason…

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A milestone…

The milestone is this–a year ago today (Dec 20th) I joined a certain forum. Many many things have happened since that time, but I’ll get to that. Over a year ago I had decided I was interested in writing fantasy (shortly after reading a biography of Tolkien–big surprise). As a…

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Review: Finding the Core of Your Story

Assuming you’re an author (as in, you write , especially if you write stories), and someone asks you what you’ve been writing, or what your story is about, what would you say? Jordan Smith ( over at http://fixmystory.com/ ) set out to answer that question

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How is writing like remodeling a basement?

Or, more precisely, using joint compound (“putty” or “mud”–used to cover cracks in between boards of drywall) on the basement ceiling and walls. This process does, in fact, have a few similarities to writing that I’ve noticed as I’ve sanded the basement ceiling while writing madly for NaNoWriMo in November. One…

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