Tag: On Writing

Why Do I Write?

Last night, a writer & blogger I follow on Twitter, The Bloggess retweeted some tweets with the hash tag #blog2012 and were reasons others write. It was great to see the reasons […]

NaNoWriMo Moment

My first post about National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) was in 2008 and I have been participating in NaNoWriMo since 2004 and in those SEVEN years, I have failed to reach my […]

Fear of Writing

I haven’t written in some time now. I open a file and just stare at the blinking cursor. Nothing is going through my mind. No words to put onto paper, no scene […]

Hello Muse

Somewhere in the middle of writing Barfly, my next novel came to me. Normally, I would just stop what I was writing and start the next one, but I forced myself to […]


Barfly is finished. 68,708 words and 23 chapters. It only took me 25 days (from November 21st to Jan 14th) to write from beginning to end. I’m sitting here amazed by that […]