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Sending out an SOS: The A to Z challenge!

The premise of the Blogging From A to Z April Challenge is to post something on your blog every day in April except for Sundays. In doing this you will have 26 blog posts–one for each letter of the alphabet. Each day you will theme your post according to a letter of the alphabet.

Help me with the A-Z challenge!

I know. I’m breaking schedule. But at least it is to put in an extra post, and not going missing like I have been the last month. Thing is, I am participating in the A to Z challenge. I was the 15th person to sign up and now there are nearly 800. I’m not doing…

Help me with the A-Z challenge!

I know. I’m breaking schedule. But at least it is to put in an extra post, and not going missing like I have been the last month. Thing is, I am participating in the A to Z challenge. I was the 15th person to sign up and now there are nearly 800. I’m not doing…

Turning People into Story-fodder

Characters can only be borrowed from life and they’re true Frankensteins, with body parts and characteristics borrowed from various sources. As long as I had a worthwhile story, I had every right as a writer to be curious. And yes, the first impulse of empathy and compassion? As a writer I can’t afford to lose that either.

If turning people into story-fodder is sin, I’m willing to live that.

Writing Wednesdays: Kickstarts

Kickstart is the word for it: a kick on my ample butt in order to start, that is. No writing this past week, no revisions. A bit of reading, yes, and I’m scheduling a post about it for the coming monday. I tried to post on my Daily (w)rite blog, where I scribble random stuff,…