Writing is much the same. Writers need that Aha! encounter to grow and nourish their ideas into a final piece of work. That’s what this blog is all about. It’s about MY “minds-on” adventure with words — one I enjoy sharing with readers. Whether it’s about the research aspect, the craft of writing itself, or the emotional roller coaster of putting myself out there in the public eye . . . my blog is me. Pure and simple.
I welcome your thoughts and hope you enjoy reading them as much as I enjoy writing them.
Animals Are Human Too
Beauty, history, and misery in one small town.
Bringing History to Life Through Fiction.
The Language of History.
Triangle Fire Transforms the Workplace.
Creating Fiction From Fact.
Crafting a book concept.
Writing mysteries is an exercise in pitting bad characters against good. There are degrees of bad and good, of course, but in compelling stories, the bad character is often seriously, diabolically, dangerously bad. He (or she) will certainly have good points. He may...
The Art of Tension
A Christmas Truce