Writing Articles

New Year Goals and Guesses

This year, I’m staying focused on the feeling I want instead of making up a goal based on a guess about what will lead to satisfaction.

Magic Bookshelves

Bookshelves are where we find mirrors of the mind, reflecting our thoughts and moods. The meaning we find in what we read depends on the moment we’re in.

Why Being an Indie Author is Right for Me

A year and a half after publishing my first book on Amazon KDP, I have new perspective on the benefits of self-publishing.

Magic Bookshelves

Magic Bookshelves

Bookshelves are where we find mirrors of the mind, reflecting our thoughts and moods. The meaning we find in what we read depends on the moment we’re in.

A Natural Name

A Natural Name

Names are labels that help us keep track. In fiction, keeping identities clear when names can shift based on relationships is a challenge.

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Writer or Organized Squirrel?

Writer or Organized Squirrel?

False starts are part of my creative process, and they sometimes generate material I wish I could use. The trick is keeping track of where I saved those unused possibilities.

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