Creativity / writing

Writing Wednesday: Shut Out Your INFERNAL Editor and Enjoy Some Surprises

Goals update from last week:  Three blog posts, 10-day turnaround to markets still on track, and ePublications on schedule (the last of this year – “Sleep with the Snowmen” – will release a little early to allow time until Christmas.) Last week I wrote 3229 words of fiction. This was mostly Swordsmaster revision and character … Continue reading


Writing Wednesday: Rethinking and Remembering Why

Goals, goals, goals… No new stories finished last week; still waiting for “Date Night” to solidify in my mind. Ten-day turn-around on submissions is good. Indie publishing something every four weeks is on track; “Imperial Purrogative” is on preorder for the November 17th release, and I might actually have “Sleep with the Snowmen” prepped and … Continue reading

Creativity / writing

Writing Wednesday: Methods and Madness

All writers have their own methods. I was reading Sarah Hoyt’s blog recently, and she used a term I haven’t heard before:  GATEWAY WRITERS (“ie., the gateway-in-the-head opens and …pours out, you aren’t entirely in control of the elements…”) As far as I can determine, Sarah coined this expression herself; thank you, Sarah, for giving … Continue reading