Fiction Friday: Metaphor and Voice

Posted Aug 26 2016

On Sunday over at Eight Ladies Writing, Jilly talked about writing voice. After forty years of writing, my own voice has developed a lot over the past five, due in large part to my trusty beta reader and queen of metaphor, Nicole Amsler. Because the experience of developing a stronger voice is so recent, I have some thoughts to […]

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The Problem with P

Posted Aug 8 2016

Last Tuesday morning I was working on my novel while eating breakfast. This isn’t unusual. Morning is my best writing time and one of the few multi-tasks I can manage these days is chewing and typing. Something must have happened, though, because somehow I managed to dribble milk from my cereal into my keyboard. (I […]

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Peeing in the Gender Neutral Bathroom

Posted Aug 1 2016

This year, for the first time, there were (almost) enough toilets at the RWA® National Conference. This is because they converted the men’s room on the main conference floor to a gender neutral bathroom. So how did that work out? It will come as no surprise to anyone that I’m a proponent of gender-neutral bathrooms. I’ve […]

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