Month: January 2008

Writing Through the Valleys

We, as writers, have a special brand of demons to live with. Sometimes we read what we have written and smile because we know it really is good. Yeah, it needs tweaking and cleaning up, but it’s damned good. While


I’ve been fighting the dreaded pitch process. No, Paladin isn’t finished, but I entered a pitch exercise at Bookends and now I am trying to figure out how to do it well. It should be easy to write a few

Writing Exercises

Since the pitch process is eating my lunch, I decided to work on something else. I was looking at one of the writer’s forums tonight at the exercises. One of them is optimism and the other is a list of


I’ve found one of the best ways for me t stay on track is to make my plans public. This blog is my writer’s declaration. As part of my new beginnings, I decided to make my resolutions public. If you

But It’s A BMW

There’s an old saying; no matter how bad you have it you can always look around and find someone in worse condition. Will was out working on his car, when he noticed a man pushing his car down the parking