An Interview with Haiku Fiction Author Donald Uitvlugt

With the Covid-19 virus keeping a stranglehold on households all over the world, many of us find ourselves in the position where we have to work from home. Some of us have had our income cut off. Some, temporarily until the lockdown lifts. Others, permanently. The author I’m introducing today lost his job because of … Continue reading An Interview with Haiku Fiction Author Donald Uitvlugt

Floating On Pixie Dust

Please forgive me when I share these review excerpts. Interspecies is coming out in a couple of days and to read the first reaction to words you've written is euphoric and humbling and you have this intense sense of wanting to share the good news. This morning I woke to a review on Goodreads and … Continue reading Floating On Pixie Dust

Michael Crichton’s Method for Plotting Out a Story

I'm generally a pantser. My words tend to zigzag behind my thoughts as they try to keep up. When I reach a plot point or scene where I'm unsure of the direction I stop and take a short walk, or I go through my research again. Sometimes a walk is enough to dislodge what is stuck, … Continue reading Michael Crichton’s Method for Plotting Out a Story

IndieReCon – Free Online Conference Starts Next Week

I missed this one last year. It won't happen this year. Quite a few well-known authors will be attending the conference. Prepare yourself for discussions about the craft itself as well as the business of writing. The latter is becoming super important. I'm especially looking forward to hearing more about writing serials and writing fast (I … Continue reading IndieReCon – Free Online Conference Starts Next Week