Category Archives: pov

Ode to the Blank Page

Words slip away as boxes loom Cardboard and tape in every room Nervous energy robs my sleep Moving day is coming I should be outlining my next plot But inspiration finds me – NOT I’ve got writing quotas to keep … Continue reading

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Good-night, Little Bear

Maurice Sendak died this week.  Everyone remembers him for the books he wrote, Where the Wild Things Are, and The Night Kitchen, but I never read those books.   I grew up reading the books he illustrated; namely the Little Bearbooks, … Continue reading

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POV Reset

So I’m 50 pages into the GLAMOUR manuscript, and find it’s not workin’ for me.   I’m not catching the rhythm of the protagonist; it feels like he’s a chess piece being moved around from scene to scene.  His conversations should … Continue reading

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It’s Alive…

Yay!  I’ve started writing the first scene of my new WIP.  For now, the working title is GLAMOUR, largely because it’s short and non-specific, yet ties in to the story.    I am thrilled and excited to finally be starting! I’ve … Continue reading

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