For some NaNoWriMo fun, I’m sharing this post on how to write a romance. I hope you’ll find it an amusing break from your writing efforts. Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: Why Romance? Advertisements
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The Engineer and I spent the weekend at the Piston Power Show in Cleveland. Their slogan is “If a piston makes it go, it’s in the show.” Unsurprisingly, most of the vehicles on display were cars, but there was also … Continue reading
I like beginnings. Always have. Always will. This carries over to my writing. The beginning of a story comes easily, with the first line or scene floating into my brain. Endings are harder because fiction — unlike life — promises to tie … Continue reading
A Rant — Be warned! I like computers. I like them a lot. I like the way they allow me to get my thoughts down almost as quickly as I think them, and then let me go back and reorder … Continue reading
I write funny books. At least, I try to write funny books. Since I’m not yet published, you’ll have to take my word for it. My critique partners assure me I’m funny — bless their (undoubtedly misguided, exceedingly generous and kind-spirited) … Continue reading
Reason #12: If you become a writer, you have to learn to write synopses.
“The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” — Marcel Proust Claude Monet painted in Giverny from 1883 to 1926 (http://tinyurl.com/ld94xqh — Rick Steves’ article), something I’ve always found difficult to comprehend. How anyone … Continue reading
Or do men write better than women? It depends on who you ask. As a librarian whose main job is to select items for people who can’t get to the library, I can tell you reading tastes are highly individualized. … Continue reading
This is my bike, a folding Montague (from when they were still co-branding with Schwinn). She’s one of three, usually found dangling on our hangar wall, in the baggage compartment of our plane or tooling around one of the Lake … Continue reading