Interview with self
humor, Writing

Interview: self to that other self

Who better to interview me but me. Going with that theory here is this interview. It occurred on a windy and stormy night. A product of some fine sleep deprivation. When did you start writing stories? Good question. And I would answer it if I remembered a thing about my childhood. But I remember my… Continue reading Interview: self to that other self

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humor, Writing

When to kill a character

Not every novel is going to have a death in it. But when do you kill a character in your writing? Authors kill characters for reasons, man, lots of reasons. Here are some:   They are getting on your nerves Turns out, that character is quite annoying. So they much die a painful excruciating death… Continue reading When to kill a character

My cat Franky
fantasy fiction, humor, Writing

Writing: What pets to put into your fantasy

I have written books with pets before. And it is a great concept. I love my pets in the 'real world' so of course, it makes sense some characters would have a pet they adore in their world. In your writing have you considered putting a pet into your fantasy fiction? Here are some pet ideas… Continue reading Writing: What pets to put into your fantasy

About Writing, humor, Writing

How to not write a book

Start writing Take a break and look at Facebook Grab a caffeinated drink. Back to writing a different story because an idea popped into your head Respond to a notification on Facebook because it was an interesting conversation you had commented on. Realize it had turned into Politics. Make inflammatory political remark for fun. Watch… Continue reading How to not write a book