I am binge-watching The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings – again. It’s something I do at least once a year. By sheer coincidence, this appeared on Facebook for me. Talk about motivation!    … Read More


For me, beginnings are easy. I get my ideas in flashes – a character, several characters, an image, or a scene. I try to fit a story around the flash, and if it works, I gleefully hop into the story and do what a beginning is supposed to do, which is to introduce the protagonist(s),… Read More