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February 8, 2024

Welcome back to another chapter of adventures in writing. This week continues to be spent working on outlining the first draft of Questionable Characters. You may recall that last week …

Feb 1, 2024 Post

Happy February 1st (or whatever day you happen to be seeing this). Let me start by fulfilling last week’s promise. I said I’d update you on a bit of a …

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 …