Not Completed

   After endless hours, I was finally able to complete the second edit, a rather involved and intense rewrite, for …

Words

   Since I’ve been immersed in editing instead of the free-flow of creativity, much has come to my attention. I’ve …

Revise, Rework, Rewrite

   1248: The number of pages in my thesaurus. Unlike the generation of teenagers I work with, I prefer the …

Expression

   With the completion of my fourth manuscript, I thought to dive right in on another edit of manuscript #3 …

Finished

   Over 1,000 pages, handwritten. Over 500 pages, typed. The manuscript for Of Prophesies and Promises was completed today!    …

Understand

   Why do we write? To communicate with ourselves. Why do we talk? To communicate with others.  Reading and listening …

Disbelief

   “What are you doing? Writing a book?” Asks the bartender.    “Actually, yes, I am,” I respond with a …

in medias res

   “In the midst of affairs” is the literal Latin translation, but it is easier to remember “in the middle …

And so it begins . . .

     Welcome! This is my first post, and so I thought I’d share how it all got started.    For …