Proof Your Writing

Getting an outside opinion is sometimes what it takes to find your hitch. Sometimes it’s just good practice.

Difference In Style

It’s easy to get caught up in the romance of putting phrases together. But when it comes to writing storylines, it’s always best to keep things simple.

Layer, layer, layer…

My last post was about getting started on your book writing process. To summarize: simply start (or “Just Do It” depending on your motivation preference.) Writing a book is all about layering (Ogre’s have layers, onions have layers!) A good storyline is one that has depth, and depth is created in the layering process. Unfortunately,…

You want to write a book…

now what? I tried for about five years to get my book into being, and while it’s not yet published, it is going through the third editing stage. An unpublished book is still a book. The inside of your head probably looks a little something like this: character, storyline, thought provoking idea….how do I get…

Easy peasy, lemon squeezy- hold the lemon, insert the chili.

So tell me, you’ve got to make dinner and you’re under a time crunch. What do you make? Chili? Hell no! Well, you do now. I call this my Quick Chili. It comes together in thirty minutes tops. 1 Lbs. Ground Turkey (or beef) 1 can tomato paste 2 cans red kidney beans 3-4 Tbls….

Change the Sightline

The key to happiness is not found with another, with a place or with an object. I’m not ignorant enough to claim that I have found the key to happiness, but I can talk about the times when I feel the happiest. I recently heard someone talking and they said, “Quit focusing on what you…