While trying to come up with a topic to blog about, I started throwing ideas around in my head. I started thinking about “Five Ways to Describe Your Character,” or “Three Ways to Create Tension,” and then “Four Ways to Stimulate the Creative Juices.” I was throwing these titles around, and then it hit me—THAT … Continue reading Prompt-Storming: How to Get the Creative Juices Flowing
The Domino Sugars sign in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 2136 (I hope). Currently being refitted with LED lighting instead of Neon, this is a true Baltimore icon. This really needs to be more prominent in the UNDERCURRENT series of books, I think. When I built the domes over Baltimore, I thought I was pretty … Continue reading 3 Reasons Building a Dome Over a City Is Not a Good Idea
This post talks about the creation of the dome over the new city of Aquataine, preparing for the great floods. Specifically, it discusses how such a dome could be constructed over an existing city such as Baltimore.
There are many strategies for staying focused on a writing project, but these are the 4 things that work for me. What keeps you on track? Comment with your suggestions. Maybe I'll learn something new!
Many writers take on the NaNoWriMo challenge each year. You know, the National Novel Writing Month? The goal is to write at least 50,000 words during the month of November. For 2020, I began the third book in my Undercurrent series, RAGING TORRENT. This is the third time I’ve done NaNoWriMo, and I think I’ve … Continue reading Second Wind: Re-engaging on my Work-in-Progress