Writing can be a lonely journey with an uncertain destination. This website is my attempt to forge my path, and I hope it helps you forge yours.

Recent Posts

How Knowing When to Quit Can Make You a Better Writer

I told myself the fourth draft of this novel would be the last draft. I had started it over four years ago and it was never fantastic. Plus,  I’ve learned so much since I started it the first drafts of scenes I’ve inserted in the last few months are better than...

Better First Drafts for Pantsters

The first time I tried to write a novel I got an old notebook and pen and just wrote. I had a vague idea and some characters, plot elements would pop into my head as I wrote and I had a fuzzy idea what I wanted the end to be. I got bogged down and never finished that...

Leave it on the Page (a pep talk)

You’re sitting there in the half-light with a weight crushing your chest. You imagine spirits dancing around in edges in the flickering shadows. Your imagination taunts with things you can’t understand. There is a screen in front of you, maybe it’s blank or maybe...