Tag: writing

NO DOGS PLEASE (says the dog lover)

Earlier this month I went to the Rutgers Writing Conference. It was a fantastic experience and I came home with plenty of inspiration and advice. One thing that came up during a conversation about author bios and what to put in there, I was… Continue Reading “NO DOGS PLEASE (says the dog lover)”

Voice > First Lines

If you are a writer then you have heard time and time again how important your opening sentence is in any story, yet as a reader, I personally have difficulty committing to a book based on first lines only. Another important piece of advice… Continue Reading “Voice > First Lines”

#Off-Topic Tuesday

Is this a thing? I feel like it must be. Everything has a hashtag these days. So I have a topic that has nothing to do with writing or reading. I’m thinking about time portals today and the ones I have in my life.

Gorey Stories

‘Life is Distracting and Uncertain,’ She said and went to draw the curtain A line from Edward Gorey’s story The Shrinking Treehorn. Naturally, as I begin my journey online and at home to move my stories from my private world to the public world, life… Continue Reading “Gorey Stories”