If writers made widgets, there would be a mound of physical products sitting on the counter at the end of the work day. Judging from the previous day’s tally, we could accurately determine if this happened to be a good day or bad one by the increase or decrease in sheer number.
But how do writers make this determination?
Some people might say it is from the number of words on the page. But perhaps we have spent most of the day editing a passage, or researching the history of toilet paper rationing during World War II. Important details like that need to be authentic.Read more “How do Writers Measure Productivity?”→
I live in a rural part of Pennsylvania and set most of my stories in and around this area. My love of the versatility of Pennsylvania must be shared, because there are a large number of movies filmed in the state and in my nearby city of Pittsburgh. It’s true that I chose this setting because it’s what I know, but it’s much more than that. It’s what I love.Read more “Reasons I Like A Rural Setting”→
To kick-off our fabulous new podcast page, Moonlight Virtual Mystery, I decided to read one of my short stories in it’s entirety. That’s right, a free audio short story just for you. Before you listen, please note I’m not a professional audio recorder so this is a first for me, but who better to tell a story than the author? I hope you all enjoy listening to Destiny as much as I enjoyed writing this mysterious, spooky tale with an ending you’ll never see coming.
So, sit back with your favorite beverage, put your feet up and relax, while I whisk you away to one fateful night on Spirit Lake.
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