Keeping going

It can be difficult to keep going in this writing life. It’s easy to get distracted, to lose steam, to forget the joys of writing because we’re focusing on the trials of it. These days I try to be gentle with myself while still endeavoring to create some accountability. Just as I won’t show up Read More …

Listening

I was thinking today about how people listen to each other and trying to characterize those ways in a scene I’m writing. I have a pair of characters who talk past one other — each hears the other in terms of their own filters — and so neither of them hears the other. It made Read More …

New Site, New Thoughts

Okay, so I started out my writing career thinking of it as a career, and pursued it that way. Then, after selling a handful of books to Harlequin/Silhouette (the old Silhouette Bombshell line), I felt like writing had become a chore. It was a job. It wasn’t a job I necessarily wanted to do full-time. So Read More …