On Writing in Different Genres

Stephen King: Horror. Brandon Sanderson: Fantasy. Michael Connelly: Mystery. It is quite easy for readers to box an author into one genre. Is it fair to do so? No, I don’t think it is. In fact, I think it is disrespectful of readers to say that an author should only write in one genre because … Continue reading On Writing in Different Genres

On Meeting Goals But Not Yet Finishing

If you have been following my progress on Heavenly Lights, my current novel, for a while, you may remember that my goal was to have a 90,000-word draft finished by the end of spring. I'm not going to lie, the thought of working on something larger than anything else I have worked on before was a … Continue reading On Meeting Goals But Not Yet Finishing

Project ABC

Sometimes a small seed of an idea shows up in the mind. You water it, hoping that it will grow to become something beautiful-- only it doesn't. You wonder what you did wrong, why that idea isn't blooming to its full potential. Then suddenly, quite a while later, that seed begins to sprout, then it … Continue reading Project ABC