September 15th. 30 days until deadline. Gotta get my shit together. I look at my calendar and ruthlessly scrub everything I can from it. I will write night and day. 3K minimum. No excuses, no whining, no time left for my intellection to ponder or my connectedness to try and think […]
I’m so excited to share this post regarding my travels and how it affects my writing inspiration. Just click on the link to read – thanks! Hope everyone is having a wonderful summer!
The idea of “High Concept” was addressed in Edith Wharton’s book, The Writing of Fiction, which just came into the public domain. This is what she says: First, ask: What judgment on life does the story contain for me? Quote: “A good subject, then, must contain in itself something that sheds a light on our […]
I was re-reading Michael Ventura’s brilliant piece, The Talent of the Room, and began thinking again about the power of solitude. *The full piece is printed with permission in my book, Write Naked.* In a world where everything moves so fast, from a tap to like on an IG post to a swipe left […]
“Story doesn’t allow us to escape reality but navigate reality.” – Lisa Cron, Story Genius Excuse me, while I blow the dust off of this blog. I’ve been gone the past few months finishing up writing two brand new books and diving into extensive edits. When I go that deep into the hole, […]