My Big, Fat NaNoWriMo Project

So, as I’ve stated before, this time of year is my Christmas. Halloween kicks it off, then for an entire month, the wondrous word orgy that is NaNoWriMo takes place. This year, I’m breaking from the tradition of working on the historical fantasy novellas, since I have two completed and in… Continue reading

What’s With Today Today?

Lucas from Empire Records is one of my favorite characters. Throughout the movie, he is the guru that observes the chaos surrounding him – the chaos he created – and interacts with it like an Eastern mystic. At one point, another character walks up to him and asks, “What’s with… Continue reading

Songs to Write By, NaNoWriMo Edition

A small break from the author interviews for a little frivolity. As you might have noticed, I have been asking my blog visitors if they have any playlists planned for their upcoming writing excursion. This is because music is a large part of the writing experience for me. That isn’t… Continue reading

Character Art – Roguish Christian, Sexy Walter

As anyone who has known me for any length of time can attest, I am giddy whenever anyone draws my characters. It does not matter if they draw them in compromising positions (all the better, I would say) or doing something decidedly ‘them’, I am instantly enthralled and grateful for… Continue reading

Coming Attractions

Several of my fellow writers have already begun discussing November and the insanity which is National Novel Writing Month. I admit, I look forward to November with that sort of child-like enthusiasm which should be reserved for such things as Christmas morning. Autumn has not yet surrendered to winter. The… Continue reading

The Hills and Valleys – My Post on World Suicide Prevention Day

It took a lot of deliberating before I decided to follow through with this post. Today, as many of you know, is World Suicide Prevention Day, which is just as sobering as it sounds. My dear friend Jessica Fortunato has an excellent post on the matter on her weblog, and… Continue reading