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Technology and the story

We had a massive storm here the other day and ended up with a blackout. It was getting dark at the time anyway – but now visibility inside the house was an issue in terms of typing on a computer without a backlit keyboard or reading. Not knowing how long […]

Ya gotta have a good plot!

In the writers group I am in, Authors’ Tale, we are in our first week of workshopping short stories for our up-and-coming anthology. I am having a ball reading the work of fellow authors! This week we are looking at plot: does it flow, does it make sense, is it plausible, […]

Support in solitude

Writing is a solitary activity, right? Well – it is. But that doesn’t mean that you have to do it in cultural isolation ….. I have tried a couple of different groups that actually meet to discuss writing etc. but they haven’t really suited me. I wish they had and […]