The Beauty of “Genius” & Spring

The Beauty of “Genius” & Spring

The Beauty of “Genius” & Spring I wanted to open with this clip from the movie Genius because I love it so much. It’s part of a much larger sequence where Max Perkins helps Thomas Wolfe edit Look Homeward, Angel, and the whole thing is just...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Happy New Year! Yes, I know it’s March. But since it’s technically still a new year… Happy New Year! March – can you believe it?  Good lord, time flies when you’re busy! But it’s past time that I checked in and let...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m usually not a fan of the Holidays but this year seems to be different. Today I was thinking about where I am as a writer and what I’m grateful for, and you know, while the list isn’t especially long, it’s pretty...
Manuscript Fatigue

Manuscript Fatigue

Manuscript Fatigue I don’t know if it’s actually a thing – but I have it. Manuscript Fatigue – as in oh-my-god-please-dont-make-me-read-my-manuscript-ONE-MORE-TIME. It’s not that I don’t like it – on the contrary, I love it...
What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On? When I first started this blog, I did the responsible thing and set up a posting schedule as well as a schedule of topics. I soon found out, that like outlining, I suck at sticking to structure. Every time I look at the topics, I have absolutely...