“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” –H.D. Thoreau
For some reason, I can’t keep track of my plot without something physical to look at. Normally, it’s sticky notes, but since I moved out of our town house, where my attic office had a slanty ceiling, that doesn’t work too well. The walls here are textured. I tried index cards, but that seemed kind […]
I murdered a nice old man today.
“Partner up, and everybody goes to work.” – rodeo photographer Dan Hubbell
I have a clean desk, a cover, and a plot all worked out on an inch-high stack of index cards. Let the wrangling begin!
I don’t know about other writers, but for me the most stressful time in my writing life is the time between the submission of a manuscript and the response from my editor. I know she’s reading it, and I’m dying to know what she thinks, but I can’t do anything but wait to hear from […]