January 2018

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All right, that’s a stretch. But yesterday was odd. What happened was this: I finished off the editing of the chapters I’d written on the current book, making notes and thus additional changes as I went along, sort of cycling back a few times. Then I decided to get explicit about the main characters’ goals and

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Ha. It was actually difficult to get Dragon to screw up the title of this post so badly. But I persevered. Anyway, what I’m getting at: yesterday was a good day, but it didn’t go as planned. After the morning’s dictation session (37 minutes, 1114 words) I sat down…yes, actually physically sat down, though I

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Had a bit of drama last night. Children, as I’m sure you’ll be shocked to hear, sometimes get all caught up, stuck, and twisted around in their feelings. They’ve seen plenty of examples of bad ways to handle that (Disney movies, for instance, are not helpful). It can be kind of a job to help them

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…and sometimes the bear gets you, right? So yesterday I guess the furry critter came out on top. Normally a do-over wouldn’t be something you could count on in a situation of that nature, but hey, we’re only talking about writing here. Also, I’m only using this title because I really, really enjoyed rereading Lawrence

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Good morning! Wow…some days, things just don’t go right. Not that there’s a crisis or anything. I woke up super-sleepy after my first full night of sleep in several days, and might’ve just stayed in bed but the cat knows my schedule and came in to demand cheese, some dripping water, petting, and so forth.

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Hi! Just putting this up because I like my wife’s new cookbook cover. I’ll be back with my normal post tomorrow morning. At least I think I will. The cover may change a bit, especially that colon…if put up on Amazon that way, it’ll look like a subtitle. But there’s a separate subtitle, with potentially