December is here, and it’s a big month for me. Obviously, the holiday season is here, which means lots of Advent activities, followed by Christmas and the New Year. My grandfather is coming for a visit, followed soon thereafter by
Those of you who have been regular, engaged readers of “Stories I Read, Stories I Tell” probably have felt a nagging absence over the last few weeks. I’m not self-centered enough to think you’ve been checking your email daily and–finding
I saw a comment on Facebook, today, from a fellow writer who said: “I’m thinking about starting a blog. Thoughts?” My initial reaction was to say, “Yes. You should blog! It’s a good way to network and meet new people!
Ok, so I’ve spent some time this week pondering this blog and various other ways I interact with you via social media. (For instance, I’m active on Twitter and have a Facebook page, if you haven’t already noticed.) I post
Two questions recently: How difficult and time-consuming is it to start a blog and keep it up? Don’t you find all the social media stuff distracts you from your writing? Maintaining a Blog The short answer to question one is:
A blog for writers… That’s what my simple mind came up with…A blog for writers. More specifically, I thought I would review and feature short fiction from various literary mags (current fiction) and favorite authors (the old stuff). Short fiction
When I started this new blog, I thought I knew what I wanted to do: Provide readers and writers of fine fiction a place to periodically consider the craft. Simple enough, right? I mean, all I have to do is
Let’s start off with the obvious: the iPad isn’t the right fit for everyone. It isn’t a full blown computer and it isn’t a production machine, but it isn’t designed to be. The most common response I’ve had since getting