Monthly Archives: August 2013

30 August 2013

Because I write best with a pen and paper, I can write pretty much anywhere. One of my favorite places to write is up in the barn loft. I feel surrounded by the land that I love and it inspires … Continue reading

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27 August 2013

Confessions: even in this day and age, I write better, more on my game, when I use paper and a pen. I have a particular soft covered writing notebook that I really like because of the feel and the line … Continue reading

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26 August 2013

I have felt fall in the air a couple of times in the last week or two. Even though it was 90 degrees plus yesterday, there is that particular smell in the early morning and late evening–it is crisp and … Continue reading

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24 August 2013

A quote from Elmore Leonard:“… The writer has to have patience, the perseverance to just sit there alone and grind It out. And if it’s not worth doing that, then he doesn’t want to write. …” (1982) This is me … Continue reading

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19 August 2013

In the midst of writing the next piece of Isa Torunn’s story. She is an amazing character with more strength of spirit than anyone I know. God gifted her with a love of horses and adventure, and those gifts have … Continue reading

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16 August 2013

I must confess—I am in love with the dash. When I write, I find myself drawn to the simplicity of the dash—it’s beauty and decorum. I had no idea that there are at least five different kinds of dashes, including … Continue reading

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12 August 2013

I’ve spent the last few days traveling through Nebraska and Iowa and the scenery on the back roads was tremendous. Anyone who wonders how planets in science fiction can be so different must not have ever left their back yard. … Continue reading

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