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Musings of a Lonely Mind · 3d ago

The Rules

When you write in genre – especially Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror/Paranormal, it’s exciting because we get to create limitless worlds. The only limits are those in your own imagination, and you’re ...
Musings of a Lonely Mind · 1W ago

The Attack Point

Back in grad school we had discussions in every creative writing class about where to begin our stories. This is something that happens quite a bit, and I’ve seen writers at all levels have ...
Musings of a Lonely Mind · 1W ago

What Makes You An Artist

I should subtitle this post Writing Over the Holidays without Losing Your Marbles… I’m writing this in November, and I’m sure there are a number of you out there in readerland who are partic...
Musings of a Lonely Mind · 2W ago

Getting Unstuck: Up the Conflict and Make a Decision

I’m deep in the throes of writing the second installment of the WITCH CITY series, WITCH CITY: VISIONARY. Being human – just like you, and yes, I mean you, I hit a plot point and got stuck. ...
Musings of a Lonely Mind · 3W ago

Being Honest With Yourself

As I’m writing this I’m hard at work on the second novel in the WITCH CITY series, WITCH CITY: VISIONARY. In this last writing cycle I reread some of the story from the previous couple sessi...
Musings of a Lonely Mind · 4W ago

What Really Matters

I see this a lot – a writer excitedly gets started on a story – and then they stress out about something. It’s usually one element – maybe a style; maybe a character; maybe a scene. They get...
Musings of a Lonely Mind · 1M ago

Just A Little Longer

This morning I listened to an I Should Be Writing podcast this morning (I’ll admit I’ve been off the podcast wagon for a bit). I’ve been in a bit of a creative rut, and Mur produced an episo...
Musings of a Lonely Mind · 1M ago

Support Shriekfest!

Back in 2003 I was coming back to creative pursuits after a long absence. I had a run on screenplay contests that year, beginning with being a finalist in the Shriekfest Film Festival. If yo...
Musings of a Lonely Mind · 1M ago

Have Pride in Your Work

A while back I used to teach college level English classes. Several were introductory level courses – how to write a college research paper. Every class had a few people who would ask “does ...
Musings of a Lonely Mind · 2M ago

The GraniteCon Giveaway 2017

This weekend I’m hosting an Amazon sweepstakes where one lucky person will walk away with a 32GB Kindle Fire HD 8! If you want to find out more, check out Great GraniteCon Giveaway 2017 Ther...