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Book Box Day

I'm not someone who gets excited about things. My response is often tepid, which leads to disapointment from the people around me. But book box day is always fun, and when I know the shipment is coming, I keep looking out the window for Scott, our UPS guy. I got my author copies of Spinning… Continue reading Book Box Day

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Professional envy. Or, Damn all the words.

I'm pretty sure most writers have been, or will go, there. You read a book by another author friend of yours. It's fucking fantastic. You read the beautifully constructed sentences, the tightly woven plot, the unexpected twist. It's all so clever and lovely and fucking excellent. And you think, why can't I write like that?… Continue reading Professional envy. Or, Damn all the words.

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Word chill

We're on our annual personal writing retreat in one of our favourite places. That means a lovely view, a laptop, and words. All day long. We laugh, talk over plot things, nibble, remark on the lovely sunrise/sunset/sky/clouds/water and generally just chill out while getting our word count up. I could so easily live the life… Continue reading Word chill