April 4, 2024 Post

Not a lot to chat about and much to do today so I’m going to jump right into the Story of the Week, featuring a prompt provided by Elijah, a Barnes …

March 28, 2024 Post

Welcome back to another adventure down the path of my so-called writing life. I’d like to start off this week with a brief confession of sorts. As regular readers of …

March 21, 2024 Post

Still moving forward on the novel. This week’s activities: I think I managed to fix the major story problems I had previously noted. In some cases, it involved changing the …

March 14, 2024 Post

Hey there, blog readers. I got a lot going on today—plus, I’m still playing catch-up after that whole hour was ripped away from me with last week’s time change—so let’s …

March 7, 2024 Post

After a weeklong road trip that kept me away from my writing, I was like the classic dope fiend clamoring for my next fix. The solution: grabbing my beach chair …

February 29, 2024 Post

Going all the way back to last week, you may remember that I relayed a nightmare I had about discovering that one of my 101-word stories had been mysteriously scrambled …

February 22, 2024 Post

I don’t remember most of my dreams. I’m not complaining—it’s probably a good thing, saving me thousands of dollars in therapy. For whatever reason, one of dreams surfaced after I …

February 15, 2024 Post

When I started this blog back in the late 50s, I never envisioned the great interaction I’ve enjoyed with you, the brave readers who dare to open these weekly missives. …

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 …