When Your Muse Is Speechless

Ciao, amici! I guess I took too long to get back to the creative aspect of my career. I had another visit from my muse. It went something like this… I was staring at my laptop screen, watching the cursor blink on the empty page. I’d been editing for over a week, completing two lengthyContinue reading “When Your Muse Is Speechless”

Keeping the End in Mind as You Write

Hey, gang. Happy Hump Day! Over at Story Empire today, Harmony Kent is talking about planning stories and keeping the end in mind when you write. She offers some great tips for pantsers and plotters. Why not check it out and leave her a comment? You can find her post here. Hope to see youContinue reading “Keeping the End in Mind as You Write”

How Project Planning in Corporate America Helped Me Write Novels

Okay, it doesn’t help write the novels, but it did help me plot them. Let me explain. When I worked for an engineering firm, we went through the ISO 9000 certification process, which probably doesn’t mean anything to most of you. What it does mean, however, is that all work functions, no matter how trivial,Continue reading “How Project Planning in Corporate America Helped Me Write Novels”