How to put together a writing bucket list

This is a just a morbid thing for me to write about but, hey, I've reported on mayhem so I can deal. I have a writing bucket list. Yes, a list of things I want to write before I kick the bucket. This thought comes after hearing several of my favorite writers express the same … Continue reading How to put together a writing bucket list

Every writer needs a community

This past weekend, I did something I haven't done in a long time. I went to a meeting of writers. Shreveport has a writing club and in all the years I've lived here, I've never once dropped by to even say hello. Last Saturday I did because I was done writing in a vacuum. And … Continue reading Every writer needs a community

The 4 Step Revision Master Plan

This happens more often to me than I'd like to admit. After <insert whatever length of time> I am done with the first draft something I get so excited. I call up friends, I blast it on social media, I pop open a good bottle of wine. Then I realize I'm no where near finished. … Continue reading The 4 Step Revision Master Plan

On Assignment: Eva Piper

  I love talking to fellow writers. It's really a joy to talk to shop, it's probably the nerd in me. So when I saw on my Twitter account that Eva Piper would be making a stop in Shreveport, I obviously wanted to interview her. She's the author of A Walk Through the Dark: How … Continue reading On Assignment: Eva Piper

How to write a book in one easy step

One of my friends is writing a book. I know a thing or two about that.  Written a couple myself. I write books like some buy new outfits.  So, I wanted very much to be the first reader/editor to her book. She started with gusto, an excitement that placed a grin on her face. Then … Continue reading How to write a book in one easy step