Ciao, amici! What a whirlwind of a week! Mr. Muse returned. I had a book release. A friend visited with a cover reveal. My WIP took a turn I hadn’t expected—and I outline, for Pete’s sake. How did that happen? The unexpected turn was more antagonist-related than monster-related, but it made something kind of coolContinue reading “Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links”
Stephen King on long novels:
Reading a good long novel is in many ways like having a long and satisfying affair.
Did you ever use a thesaurus to come up with a better word? Stephen King says, “Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.” Seems to me Mark Twain would disagree. I don’t want the lightning bug. I want the lightning. My words couldContinue reading “Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links”