So, how do you DO a good murder (story) these days, anyway?

I remember once having a lengthy and somewhat gruesome chat about how you would dispose of a body in these recycling focused days. Would you drop it by the medical school? Dissect it and put the hip joints and such in either the plastic or metal recycling containers? Take the head and the mercury fillings…

Writing tips and tricks and techniques and all that bumpf…

I have a zillion "how to write" books. They seemingly multiply on their own in my bookshelf, but if I think my way through it, they all appear when I am feeling uncertain about my writing and feel the need for a "helpful book" to sort myself out. I buy them, maybe peek through a…

the joys and oddities of serendipity

Sometimes, a little hand pops along the small of your back and urges you forward, just a little but, just in the "c'mon girl, let's go this way" kind of way. I always cherish these messages from the universe, and try to listen to them. They haven't steered me too wrong as yet, although getting used to Scrivener and the switch…