WIP Wednesday – Share What YOU Are Up To!

WIP Wednesday – Share What YOU Are Up To!

A couple of times in the past, I’ve shared excerpts from a writing project in progress. Since some people reading this blog are writers themselves, I thought this time I’d try something different. I’m only going to share five sentences from the thing I’m working … Continue Reading →
50 Books That Might Make Me Smarter…Have You Read Them?

50 Books That Might Make Me Smarter…Have You Read Them?

This post contains Amazon affiliate links. I don’t know if you need this list. You are probably smart enough already. You’re probably so smart, several world governments and mega-erorporations are tracking you, fearing the day you begin to dismantle oppressive power structures with your intelligence. … Continue Reading →
Interesting Ways to Get Rid of Ghosts and Demons

Interesting Ways to Get Rid of Ghosts and Demons

If you’re a paranormal or horror writer, an actual ghostbuster, or just exceptionally unlucky, you may need some creative ideas on how to banish ghosts and poltergeists, or exorcise or kill evil spirits and/or demons. Here are a bunch of ways I’ve read about to get … Continue Reading →
What Age Are You Performing?

What Age Are You Performing?

Lately I’ve been thinking about how age is to some extent a social construct. Satchel Paige famously said, How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? Paige did not perform his chronological age. He began his very long baseball career in the Negro … Continue Reading →
MASTER LIST of Physical Descriptions!

MASTER LIST of Physical Descriptions!

Sometimes it can be hard to find the right words to describe individual facial features, faces in general, bodies, and even hair. I’m hoping this post will be a good resource for describing the looks of characters in your story. Before I get to the long list, I have … Continue Reading →
Master List: Medieval Names from England

Master List: Medieval Names from England

If you’re naming characters in Britain in the Middle Ages, this is the list for you! I got inspired to make it because I needed to research late medieval-era names for my new project. This might also be helpful if you’re writing a Renaissance or … Continue Reading →
My 9 Rules For Social Media

My 9 Rules For Social Media

I spend a lot of time chatting online—on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, here, and elsewhere—and I’ve made lots of mistakes, and I’ve learned a few things. The TL;DR version is basically this: But here are some guidelines I try to follow! I think they’ll be helpful whether … Continue Reading →