If there’s one thing Facebook has done for writers it’s made us neglect our blogs and websites for the instant gratification of social media. Nearly everyone I’d originally connected to on LiveJournal, Blogger, and innumerable webrings has a Facebook profile, an Instagram site, and we have conversations without ever having to leave the site. I […]
On this day in 2013, I traveled to NOLA believing I would film a movie, but the movie never happened. Memories remind me that for a few days anyway, that dream felt tangible.
We all want to have New Year’s resolutions that have meaning and impact and we hope when we look back on them a year later we’re not deeply embarrassed. For the record I always am. Every year I want to wrap up the novels I have in progress and get them edited and submitted, and […]
Writers – what does your story prompt file/folder look like? Are you a napkin jotter, a notebook carrier, an Evernote snipper? Are your ideas just a sentence or a full paragraph with a beginning and end? via GIPHY I’m curious because I don’t think I’ve ever used one method and as a consequence I think […]
Almost a year ago, I was approached by Gerald Rice and asked if I’d like to be in an anthology. I hesitated. At the time he didn’t have a lot of details but he managed to convince me that it would work out and everyone would leave happy. He told me who is was for […]