Obeying the Muse

Autumn is in the air now and there’s no mistaking that the summer is over. The leaves are turning, everyone has their Halloween decorations and other fall accoutrement on display, and coffee shops are advertising their pumpkin lattes. We’ve come to the end of another month and I haven’t gotten nearly as far in my … Continue reading Obeying the Muse

When Is It Too Much?

I’m going overboard. Well, depends on how you look at it. From a marketing perspective, a writer can never do too much. There’s no such thing. So, with that in mind, I’m setting off again for another writer’s event: The Left Coast Lesbian Conference, LCLC for short. And I will be co-leading a workshop on … Continue reading When Is It Too Much?

The Painful Journeys of Writing

First, my chat and reading over at the Bar Rag is up for your listening pleasure. If you're interested, stop by when you get a chance to get a sample of Twice Bitten. Now, onto emotional stuff. In one way or another, writers face their fears. Some do it directly by writing about something traumatic … Continue reading The Painful Journeys of Writing

Wanted: A Bit of Satisfaction

Warning: What you are about to read is drunken, TGIF-inspired rambling on the meaning of life. Or something like that. I sit here on my couch, alcoholic beverage on my coffee table, my cats sprawled in various locations (making it very clear that they've worked enough for one day), and I'm wondering about where my … Continue reading Wanted: A Bit of Satisfaction