More on Words…

When I’m out and about writing  on my trusty laptop (My NEW trusty laptop… so giddy,)  I don’t always have an internet connection, and lugging around a ten pound, 1500 page desk reference isn’t really practical. So in the past, when I found myself relying too heavily on a few  favorite words (Okay fine… Kids,…

Scary Goodness

So Peeps, for those not in the know, I like to pretend I’m a professional writer (although in reality, I’m just a boxer wearing gnome with no impulse control and an overwhelming need for attention.) At the end of my writerly day, I  reward my professional self with select reads from my fellow pretenders, but…

To respond or stay silent…

Public domain: Old Book by George Hodan I just read an interesting discourse on whether or not an author should respond to critical reviews. Of course, I read this after I’d already established the practice of trying to respond to all of my readers (well, the ones that actually read my book) and took the time…