Category Archives: writer’s brain

Lost in the Digital Age

I was lost on a long, unending road somewhere between Bossier City, Louisiana and Hot Springs, Arkansas. My atlas was falling apart, plus it was hard to read while driving, my gas gauge had already passed E, and my pre-paid … Continue reading

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Are You Emily Dickinson? (And a Giveaway!)

Who wouldn’t swoon over a man who invented over 1,700 words? Seriously–1,700. Do a fact check on that one. When I was in high school, I had a strange obsession with Shakespeare. I knew he was completely messed up in … Continue reading

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Marketing Blunders

Comparing someone’s son to a fictional serial killer might not be the best way to gain a sale, but it certainly makes for an interesting story. Today my guest James Callan shares his less than effective sales tactics, because well, … Continue reading

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‘Distracted?’ Why Do You …Squirrel!

“Honey? Why is the milk in the pantry?” Thankfully, her husband has only had to ask her that once. Okay, twice. Three times, tops. We writers are a strange, distracted, absentminded bunch. But … hopefully you can relate. If only to make us … Continue reading

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Crazy Is As Crazy Does

Why stay in reality when one can lose themselves in storyworld? If you’re a reader, I’m going to guess we’re on the same wave length. Have you ever found yourself praying for a character you came to know in a … Continue reading

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Summer or Winter? (Giveaway Alert!)

My husband and I have a battle going on over who has control of the thermostat. Add to this the fact that my body has its own heat-vs-cold war going on, and you’ll understand why I alternate between my electric … Continue reading

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Criminal, me? No! I’m a Writer!

I admit it: I get some strange stares if (okay, when) I give voice to a thought running through my brain. But as you’ll soon read, I’m not the only one who gets “those looks.” And I’m most definitely not the … Continue reading

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