Starting a book and pulling them in…


I'm pre-studying various novels as I prep for working on my own. In between research about the time and place, I'm digging through some of my to be read pile - and today I found a real treat. I've opened Half Blood Blues, by Esi Edugyan.  Within the first few pages, I was hooked, totally hooked,…

Mad writing begins…


Yep. It's that Nanwrimo thing, which someone told me sounds like baby talk.In a way it is. You sit and write madly for hours and days and just try to get stuff out of your head onto paper and finally spew out 50,000 words by November 30th and then pat yourself on the back for…