How I’m Getting Back Into Regular Writing

I haven’t updated this blog with new content in a long time. Both my short story and my novel have been stalled. I hope to get a habit of regular writing started again. Why? The blog was due to burnout. Although this blog I’ve been publishing on for more than 3 years, I’ve grown exhausted…Continue Reading “How I’m Getting Back Into Regular Writing”

No Fiction While I Write

Let me explain: I write fiction, and I do read it and have my favorite authors (among them Isaac Asimov, Spider Robinson, Elmore Leonard and Mark Twain) but while I’m writing I don’t read other fiction. The reasons are many. First off are to avoid plagiarism. When I’m trying to keep my own voice in…Continue Reading “No Fiction While I Write”

Memoir

One of the types of book type on the Kindle platform that I’ve read about writing is the memoir. A memoir is in essence an autobiography, but of a subset of events. Isaac Asimov wrote 3 books about his life and all three volumes were immense.  Memoirs aren’t. As well as giving more books and…Continue Reading “Memoir”