Olympic sailing and publishing have both changed drastically since 1994. Fortunately, some traits remain constant.
Keep your favorite characters close, and your least favorite ones closer.
When the phone rings inside a story, it’s up to the author to figure out who’s calling.
Sometimes authors just want to be a fly on the wall.
Story ideas are like people; some are more persistent than others.
What books and book types I read when writing.
Whether writing fact or fiction, the same goal remains: tell a good story.
Writing happens in spite of the weather, not because of it—though there’s nothing like escaping to a different world during a winter snowstorm.
A writer’s fantasy.
Four novels and one non-fiction read made this year’s list.