There are buttons in my car that I have no idea why they are there or what they do. I’ve driven this car for over three years. Lately, I’ve begun to think I should know more about the buttons- more about EVERYTHING.
Yes, you waited for it. Yes, you have been reading since 1997. Wait. You haven’t? Shame on you .
There’s a bunch of these reports hanging around the Internet. Mostly found by searching the old blog Another Good Thing.
Coolest thing about books?
They connect people—in so many ways, from learning about families, jobs, cultures and traditions to understanding choices, options and motivations. You can travel the world with strangers that become your friends until the very last page,
Well, it could you know.
How many times have you, as a writer thought about moving to a place you researched so thoroughly for a story setting?
Admit it, you found yourself scrolling through hours of available properties in Kauai after having your hero chase the villain to Hawaii.
All writers have time and space constraints, but what about when you’re also THE MOM.
Writing in the early hours of the morning… torture or pleasure?
I ran away for a few days. But I’m back. And I was never that far. And I did what I needed to do.
I suppose we all have our runaway stories. My kids have both done it- or at least attempted it.
Here’s the backstory if you’re new here-
or if you’re like my husband who only hears the words that come after steak, beer, bed, free or panties.
I wrote a (steak) novel- actually three, but here- to minimize dwelling potential- we’re only talking about the one my agent read,
While packing for my recent writing conference in Florida, I did the three things any smart gal does: check weather.com’s extended forecast, choose the prettiest shoes, and bring lots of books. I was ready for some sunshine,
By this time next week I will be on my 4th family-less day and hopefully loving it.
I used to have a daydream where I ran away from my family with pockets full of cash, a one way ticket to Paris and a pilot case stuffed with great shoes.