Transforming Writing Into Play

Transforming Writing Into Play

In the 2014 Winter Olympics, there was a lot of talk about the athletes and their performances. Some of the athletes who traveled to Russia to play had sterling reputations because of their past performances. In the world of sports, they have been considered...
Spiral Manuscripts Technique

Spiral Manuscripts Technique

I am a busy woman. I have kids. I have writing contracts, a boyfriend, a house to run, and oh yeah, a pain in the butt X,  and on top of all this, I decided to go back to school.  So seizing the moment, any spare moment, to write is a must in my life. Out of this...
The “Oh, Shit,” Writing Life

The “Oh, Shit,” Writing Life

My publisher approached me saying they wanted to publish me, but the only catch was that I had to give them three books a year. “No, problem,” I said. After hanging up the phone the “oh, shit” feeling came. I have manuscripts in the drawers. That would work. I dug...