Wallace Griffin
The Story Iceberg

Who are You?

Hello friends, It’s been awhile since I’ve discussed parts of my writing process, so I thought I’d share my latest slice ‘o’ writing life. After putting down nearly 10,000 new words on the second (or so) incarnation of Wolf’s Tail, I began to feel a nagging sense of dissatisfaction. While there were improvements over the last iteration, I just didn’t feel the story was all it …

Nitty Gritty
Okami Scapple

Let's Get Down to the Nitty Gritty

I never used to do this, but whenever I’m hesitant to write, I try to peel off that top layer of procrastination to get at the core. I’m sure that’s part of my growth as a writer. Anyway, more times than not, the hesitation comes from the fact that I don’t feel I know enough to write effectively. The common …

Weekly Recap – May 10th, 2013

The weather was strange this week. It would rain buckets at night and the following day, the sun would shine through a cloudless sky. Not that I’m complaining. The tomatoes and strawberries that we’ve been growing have been happy. I’ll try to snap some photos of the strawberries this weekend. A couple of them are turning a magnificent red. The …

Weekly Recap – May 3rd, 2013

My schedule has been a little screwy this week and will continue into the weekend. Lots of off-hour work going on. Rereading that, I kinda sound like a weatherman. — I managed to crank out a few entries this week. Another article in my Techniques of the Selling Writer series. A slightly funny health scare. And last, but certainly not least, …