Spontaneous Stories

Sometimes, I have scenes spontaneously appear in my mind that replay consistently throughout the day. I don’t know the characters, I don’t know the story, but a distinct bit of dialogue, a feeling, a circumstance. Now, I’ve written here on my blog before that I don’t believe writing has any magical aspect to it–I stillContinue reading “Spontaneous Stories”

Want to become one of my ARCs?

**UPDATE: February 20th I am no longer looking for ARCs! Thank you to all those who signed up to get one! An ARC is an advanced copy reader. The best way to help any self-published author is by giving them a review, especially on sites such as Amazon, where reviews help the book get exposureContinue reading “Want to become one of my ARCs?”

“How do you write a story?”

“How do you write a story?” “Where does your inspiration come from?” I’m asked various versions of these questions anytime I tell someone that I’m a writer. Well, where does a writer get the inspiration for a story (whether it be a short story or novel or poem)? This is how it happens: the writer goes toContinue reading ““How do you write a story?””