Writer Wednesday: On Being An Author

Writer Wednesday: On Being An Author

We covered idea last week, but this week, before we get into story and character and all that, let’s briefly talk about being an author. Because the craft of writing is only half the equation. If you want to be an author you need to understand the other half and...
Happy 2nd of July. The 4th of July is Fake News.

Happy 2nd of July. The 4th of July is Fake News.

In keeping with a popular theme making the rounds, I thought I’d point out that the 2nd of July 1776 was the day the Colonies actually announced our independence. The full text of the Declaration was accepted on the 4th of July, but the document was signed on the 2nd...
Talk Tuesday: Favorite Mini-Series?

Talk Tuesday: Favorite Mini-Series?

Mine is Lonesome Dove with I, Claudius a close second. My wife and I watch I, Claudius every year. It’s a thing. Not long ago I was in Target looking for a VHS player. The kid working there looked at me oddly, like “What’s VHS?” They had one....