January 25, 2024 Post

Welcome back to another chapter of my so-called writing life. I want to begin this week by fulfilling a promise from my last post. I said I’d update you on …

Jan 18, 2024 Post

Welcome to this week’s adventures in storytelling, where I’ll offer up my Story of the Week and also ask a question that will help me as I craft my novel. …

Jan 11, 2024 Post

As advertised, let’s jump right into the story of the week (prompt courtesy of Myer Sue), followed by a brief update on the novel.           The …

December 28, 2023

Sadly, this will be my last blog post… of 2023. How that for click bait? As I wrap up another year, I have to say it feels like I’m going …

December 21, 2023

As we reach the final frenzy of the holiday season, I thought I’d do my part to make life a bit easier by keeping this one short. You know—to give …

January 4, 2024 Post

Like a bad social disease you can’t get rid of, we’re back for another year, and as you may have noticed from the email tag line, we’re calling this “The …

December 14, 2023

This week’s update from the early riser… Although I can’t say I’ve hit my 1,500-word goal each and every day this month, I’m proud to say that I’m still getting …

December 7, 2023

Welcome back to the latest episode of Scotty Writes. This week I want to update you on two projects, including one (The Monterey Weekly’s 101-Word Story Context) that many of …

November 30, 2023

  This week’s post will be short and sweet, and for the first time ever (I think), I’m not presenting my 101-word Story of the Week. Why’s that, you ask? …

Nov 23, 2023 Post

I know not everyone’s a believer, but for those of you who are of the faith, here’s wishing you the happiest Thanksgiving you’ll have all year. Personally, I believe there will …