Being a writer, I have to paint with words, using description, comparison,and imagery, to help the reader paint a picture in his head of the people and places in my stories. But the world in my head is unique to me; each reader has his own world, and the words echoing there will strike light … More Painting Pictures
Zombies are like credit card payments. If you keep getting rid of the minimum amount, you’ll never win. (From X-Heroes by Peter Cline.) Amazon has become like its namesake river; deep, dark, populated by secret tribes of headhunters and cannibals…a mystery uncertainly navigated. A short while back I made the pleasant discovery that Amazon was … More Mysteries of Amazon, And A Drawing.
Let’s go back to January 1st, 2011. I had finished and re-finished Wearing the Cape, and while I turned to three other projects (to see which one would pop in my head), I sent query letters to close to 100 agents and publishing houses. The response was underwhelming if not unexpected. The odds of a … More What A Difference A Year Makes.