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Some Thoughts on Research and Some Other Random Stuff

A couple of weeks ago, I told you about some updates. One thing I didn’t mention is the book I started last spring, the one I blogged about. The series on that story is all here, and each post begins with “Pondering A Story”, if you want to check them out.The reason I haven’t mentioned Miss Mercy and Gabriel… Continue reading Some Thoughts on Research and Some Other Random Stuff

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Pondering A Story Part 4

Happy Tuesday, and welcome to my blog. For the last few weeks, I have been attempting to begin a story using Randy Ingermanson’s Ten Steps of Design found on his website http://www.advancedfictionwriting.com.This is week 4. Thus, I have put together step 4, which is taking the summary paragraph that I wrote last week and writing a paragraph… Continue reading Pondering A Story Part 4

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Pondering A Story Part 3

If you have been following this blog, you’ll remember I’ve been pondering a story using The Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson. In Pondering A Story I attempted step 1. In Pondering A Story Part 2 I attempted step 2. Today’s post may be shorter, but I’m going to attempt step 3.Step 3 is where we work on discovering who… Continue reading Pondering A Story Part 3

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Random Thoughts on a Valentine’s Day

Okay, so I tried to think of something profound to say about love. After all, it is Valentine's Day and social media is buzzing with pics of lovy-dovey sayings and gifts. Nothing came to me, though. I started to feel discouraged, but then I remembered all that has been accomplished so far today in my… Continue reading Random Thoughts on a Valentine’s Day