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Category Archives: revision


I’ve reached THAT point in the book. Where I am convinced that I’m the worst writer in the world and I’ll never turn this manuscript into something I’m proud of.  The first time I encountered this strange dip in enthusiasm for my work-in-progress, I put it down to a blip–I was rewriting the last 100 […]

Because it’s brilliant, that’s why.

Why am I luring you here, just to send you somewhere else? Because Nathan Bransford put together an absolutely brilliant gif-heavy blog. And if you’re a writer, you’re going to want to read it. Funny as hell. And absolutely true. If you’re not a writer, well, then this is just me saying “hi” to […]

The Shower

It used to be I couldn’t take a shower without someone banging on the bathroom door. Even getting out of our shower was complicated–I had to knock on the acrylic glass door to give the snoozing short fat black dog a heads-up before pushing it open. My kids are grown. My dog can’t climb the stairs anymore. I […]