Reconnecting to a Character

Turning this down time of job searching I have started to reconnect with my characters. Organizing files, documents, notes, pictures (like the one above) is part of this process. Another part is rereading old work and editing current works. Editing and rereading leads to two feelings. "What was I thinking? That is some crappy writing." … Continue reading Reconnecting to a Character

Running to Write

This has been my inspiration the last couple of days. I found myself walking on the treadmill yesterday. Today I went outside and walked. Running is not too far in the future. On my walk on the treadmill I played music on my phone. Today it was nothing. No phone. No music of any kind. … Continue reading Running to Write

Editing Assistance

One of the Twitter accounts I follow suggested ProWritingAid as a tool for editing and polishing your writing. After checking out the free version and really liking how it worked I went ahead and downloaded the 14 day trial of the professional version. At the end of the 14 days they have different payment plans. … Continue reading Editing Assistance

Varied Interests

As I sit here watching the All Star Game with my friends I think about some advice from a Self Publishing Twitter Account I follow. Don't talk about yourself on your blog and make sure your post all have the same theme. Thinking back, rereading, I ponder this advice. My use of my own experiences … Continue reading Varied Interests

Building the Foundation

After a cursory review of our book the *Bear and Hunter* Series by a screener/editor on a review site and by a friend of mine who works as an editor, my co-author and I took another look at the manuscript. With fresh eyes we both saw some glaring issues--especially with book one. Book one being … Continue reading Building the Foundation

Working a Full Time Job and Writing

In a perfect world our self published book (Harlow Hunter my co-author and I) would make a million dollars--hell even a couple of thousand would be nice--and we neither one would have to work at anything else other than writing. In reality our book which was first published in September of 2017, A Chance Meeting, … Continue reading Working a Full Time Job and Writing