For some crazy reason, my first attempt to pub this blog failed; guess WordPress is having their issues... Anyway, I wanted to share what I learned from my introductory nano experience==2016 is my first year at this. I hesitated in past years because I either missed the start of the month or had more pressing… Continue reading What I learned from NaNoWriMo
I'm not referring to your demeanor, I'm referring to your word choices. I was reading a blog about improving your scenes the other day and one thing it said was 'did you notice the author didn't use any passive verbs?' Then I thought: "Hmm. Did I use any in my book?" So I hit my… Continue reading Are You A Passive Writer?
OK as many of you who follow me on WriteAfterWork know, I have been working on moving into the genre of children's literature. I am following in the footsteps of my cousin, the late Virginia Hamilton, whose books were an inspiration to millions of kids. I am not professing to be as good as Virginia,… Continue reading PB Project Takes Off!