Reading Recommendations

After a recent speaking engagement, I was asked for some book recommendations. Having expended a great deal of mental energy into the talks I'd just given, I felt a little brain dead and came up with only a few favorites. I did recall and mention, however, this earlier post that includes a variety of nonfiction … Continue reading Reading Recommendations

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So it begins!

Time to write! For those of you who don't know, today's the first day of NaNoWriMo. That's shorthand for National Novel Writing Month, a crazy adrenaline-fueled rush of attempting to write 50,000 words in a new novel in one month. This is my seventh NaNo. I've won all but the last one. I explained why … Continue reading So it begins!

Supplemental fiction

After getting past some big deadlines, including a couple of speaking engagements, I designated today for a full day dedicated to writing fiction. I intended to write only fiction, nothing but fiction, all day. It's over three hours since I first entered the office and I've yet to write one word of fiction. I'd hoped … Continue reading Supplemental fiction