Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash Hello, hello, my lovelies! Yes, 'tis I, your recalcitrant wordsmith, returned from my sabbatical with...well, not with words of wisdom from the universe. Lessons learned, yes, and some angst, and also some book recs. (Look for those over on the main blog next week!) My little break was just what I needed … Continue reading Switching from Editing to Drafting
Those of you who know me IRL or, for whatever silly reason, follow my Twitter will know that I've been having some car troubles of late. Oddly enough, it's not my fault. (I mean, maybe if you track it back far enough it's sort of my fault, but in the immediate sense I didn't do … Continue reading When Writing Takes a Back Seat
If readers can't find a protagonist they relate to, they'll demand one; what what if all of those protagonists are being forcefully aged up or aged down before the books hit the shelves to make them fit where they don't quite belong?
What's this??? Another tag??? Why, yes it is! And this tag was created by the lovely Penny, whom I met through blogging. THANKS, PENNY!!! Full disclosure: I know almost nothing about Star Wars. Never was a fan. Tried to watch the...original trilogy???...with Nina and all I remember is that Yoda freaks me out. I have … Continue reading The Star Wars Character Tag
I'm calling it here and making myself take a break
Way back in August, Kenzie tagged me for the writerly Get to Know Me Tag. Then, nearly a month ago, the lovely Megan over at Painting the Pages tagged me for the same tag!
I am properly blocked on the "just write it" front; and this block has stalled all other traffic through my brain space.
The very cool thing about this tag is that the questions change. You get 11 questions from the person who tagged you and, at the end, you offer up 11 different questions for the people you tag.
A Mary Sue is a cardboard character who is undeveloped, with no true flaws, faults, or weaknesses.
Ironic that this is the topic I settled on when I was two days late with a post, isn't it?