Timeliness and Timelessness, Are They Part of the Same Whole?

Timeliness and Timelessness, Are They Part of the Same Whole?

Fair warning, I’ve been home alone thinking and today’s post has grown somewhat philosophical. I’m going to start with some definitions so as not to confuse anyone or myself: Timeliness refers to the fact or quality of being done or […]

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Book Club Pick: The Lathe of Heaven

Book Club Pick: The Lathe of Heaven

As I’m sure many of you know, The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin has been around for a long time. Originally published in 1971, it’s a science-fiction classic that has more than stood the test of time. […]

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Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics here in the US have become a circus at best, and a nightmare most of the time. To borrow a friend’s brilliant expression: it is a Trumpster fire. When millions of lives – to one extent or another – […]

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Twitter Wisdom, Well Timed and Much Needed

Twitter Wisdom, Well Timed and Much Needed

I’ve had downtime in the last week, and with downtime comes Twitter scrolling. Lots of Twitter scrolling. And in the writing world, some great wisdom keeps popping up. Wisdom #1: The myth that you have to write every day in […]

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Formative Stories

Formative Stories

Have you ever taken a look back over the formative stories in your life and how those influences your writing? Or your sense of self? I have a theory. All those early books and stories you are exposed to, the […]

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Passion for Writing

Passion for Writing

When I was in junior high (middle school to some of you), writing became my ultimate form of entertainment. I didn’t watch much TV and the internet wasn’t nearly as addictive as it is now (besides, I was SLOW on […]

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