Twitter Gems…

Cruising my TweetDeck dashboard… Always get to the dialogue as soon as possible….Nothing puts the reader off more than a great slab of prose at the start. P.G. WODEHOUSE tweeted by Jon Winokur [@AdvicetoWriters] The Seven Differences Between Professionals and Amateurs by Jeff Goins “To gain your own voice, you Read more…

The 90-Day Rewrite–My Takeaways

My takeaways from The 90-Day Rewrite by Alan Watt, also author of The 90-Day Novel The instructional heart of the book consists of his 90 ‘letters’ to the reader/rewriter. This approach evoked a more conversational tone to each ‘day’. Watt gives ‘rewriters’ a short ruminating or writing assignment that reinforces Read more…

Watch ‘The Kindness Diaries’

I’m keeping this short so you can follow up. Great series that can launch us from the funk of everyday life and the other media we consume. The episodes, on Netflix, are just over 20 minutes.  http://www.leonlogothetis.com/netflix/ It’s based on the book of the same name by Leon Legothetis. Who knows–it might even Read more…

Update on my other project…

Stealth Students   Tasks/Chores/Challenges: Went to online photo sources to try to get some working images of my characters. Not sure if I need to pick up the pace of the action. [Keeping in mind the age and preferences of readership.] It always feels like it’s dragging to me, but Read more…