Was it Something I Said?
… Or the Day I Made an Obvious Scammer Run for the Hills If you’ve spent any time at all on this blog, then you already know I have a very dim view on scams and scammers. In a previous life (and a previous position), I worked as a Fraud Analyst. Wild guess on what… Read more
The Writing Process – Part 1 – Research & Plotting
I’m splitting this into six parts – one for each definite stage of writing and editing. The Parts * I will be revisiting this list as I complete a post so that each post is linked together. Research & Preliminary Plotting Outlining First Draft Second Draft Third Draft Final Draft The Idea I’m not a… Read more
Is the Post-Apocalyptic Genre a New Take on the Western Genre?
I’ll be straight up with my opinion here: Yes, it is. Read more
Put Your Pants Back On (and Other Tips & Tricks for Working From Home)
I may be an odd duck here, but the first thing I tell people when they ask for advice on how to work from home is to treat their home office as close to how they’d treat their work office. There is something about the ritual of that first shower of the morning, the coffee,… Read more
Remembering R.M. Vaughan
Canada loses a writing icon. I won’t get into his death, but let’s talk about his writing. I had to read much of what he wrote in a few English Lit courses and comment on it. I won’t rehash those essays here. I will say that losing his icon is a major blow. He was… Read more