Writers Block: Gems for Thought

Writers Block: Gems for Thought

Last week I suggested some books for tackling writers’ block and for upping your writing game. This week, I’m presenting some gems from those books. I consider these quotes worth pegging above my computer; maybe you will, too. Happy writing! From Story Trumps...
Getting outdoors

Getting outdoors

  Where do I do my best plotting? I write adventure novels for teens, so naturally, I have to get outdoors sometimes, even if it requires wearing a mosquito jacket or balancing on logs. Anyway, I’m too busy writing this week to post a real blog, so...
Is your son struggling in high school? How to help.

Is your son struggling in high school? How to help.

High-wage jobs traditionally snapped up by men with lackluster grades and/or no college degree are disappearing.   “Most men are capable of swift and important change when they understand and see their course clearly.” —Anthony J. Ipsaro, Ph.D., Psy.D. The good...
“Reads like a memoir”: Tracker’s Canyon review

“Reads like a memoir”: Tracker’s Canyon review

  “Reads like a memoir…The canyon becomes a metaphor for the difficulty of Tristan’s life, as the grieving process proves to be arduous, with little family support to guide him.” Another review of my young-adult adventure novel, Tracker’s Canyon....
The art of reworking a manuscript

The art of reworking a manuscript

When artists need to rework a detail, they can paint right over it. When writers need to rework something, maybe it’s not so different. I’ve been musing about that since an artist friend invited me into her studio last week. It was a tiny cabin in the...