Copyrights and Other Thoughts

I'm not an expert on this stuff. But I'm a writer, so when people are talking about stuff, I have to take notice. Scott Turow, president of the Author's Guild, had an interesting article in the New York Times today that every author should read, so I'm posting the link here. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/08/opinion/the-slow-death-of-the-american-author.html?pagewanted=2&_r=0&nl=opinion&emc=edit_ty_20130408 I'm sure those … Continue reading Copyrights and Other Thoughts

Guardian – New Short Story

So, I have a new story up. This one arose from a writing exercise, although the idea had been in my head for years. I won a prize of a year of short story writing mentorship from an established editor in a contest on my writing forum and the editor's first challenge to me was … Continue reading Guardian – New Short Story

The Next Big Thing

I’m participating in a fun author blog hop called The Next Big Thing. I was tagged for this exercise by the talented Susan Elizabeth Curnow, who has a wonderful science fiction novel out called Game of Adversaries. I was lucky enough to read this book at the beta stage and I'm so happy I get … Continue reading The Next Big Thing

Welcome

Hello and Welcome! This blog is about me, you and the stories in-between. I'll be talking about what moves me, what inspires me, what frustrates me--anything and everything about the craft of writing. As I'm also in the middle of publishing my first novel with an indie publisher, expect to see some of the process … Continue reading Welcome