Writing Tip: Put it on your Desk

Sometimes just printing out pages of your manuscript while you write and compiling them on your desk can be a huge motivator as you watch your story grow into a full novel. I did that for my first book, Forces and the Malachite Stone, and it was exciting. I dare say it helped me keepContinue reading “Writing Tip: Put it on your Desk”

Snowing in Texas – Write with Scenery

Those are words you don’t hear very often, maybe once a decade if you’re lucky: It’s snowing in Texas. The snow’s beauty is magnified here in Texas as most of it falls on trees, blanketing them in soft crystals. In Oklahoma, for instance, it’s mostly roofs of small businesses that are covered. Truly Christmas isContinue reading “Snowing in Texas – Write with Scenery”

Inktober is Over… So, Watercolor!

Hello! So Inktober is officially past BUT there is a great assortment of videos from The Mind of Watercolor that deals not only with ink but watercolor, as well. The videos from Steve Mitchell is vast and highly informative, as well as entertaining. I love watching him sketch, ink, and create watercolor art in various formats. Here’sContinue reading “Inktober is Over… So, Watercolor!”

What’s Missing in Your Writing?

Short and to the point post: Music. If you haven’t found a song or songs to listen to that inspire you, you’re missing out. From your favorite bands, artists, or even soundtracks, all music, even instrumental, has some story to tell. Let those stories and those emotions fuel your imagination. I don’t always listen toContinue reading “What’s Missing in Your Writing?”