"Dickens probably wins the prize for character names, but one of my favorites is a character created by sci-fi writer C.L Moore. A space pilot named Northwest Smith. That is just great! From my own book of short stories, I like my recurring character…"
Your post comes to me on the same day I read your wonderful article, The Novelist's Guide to Writing What [Only]You Know, in Writer's Digest. How I love that article. It relieved some tension in me that nearly brought me to…"
"Leslie, I think you may be right about daily writing being a man's invention. I was sort of thinking the same thing. I think the way men and women approach writing is very different (this is a generalization, I know), but I don't know of…"
"Sometimes I write everyday. Sometimes a week passes, or even >gulp< two weeks. But on the days I am not putting words on paper, I am thinking about my story. I'm mulling it over, puzzling out plot twists and character development,…"