End of Year Update (Or, yes, I am still alive. I think.)

It’s been very quiet in my writing world since the early summer.  I know.  For an indie writer, this is a cardinal sin of promotion.  You must constantly be engaging and building your audience.  You must constantly write, share, be real but also be professional, positive, careful… There’s a lot of “must” and “should” forContinue reading “End of Year Update (Or, yes, I am still alive. I think.)”

Codename WTZ: The Music

I can’t write without music.  I know, zero surprise.  But I can’t. The first step in my writing process (after the initial idea, of course) is building a writing playlist.  For those who don’t work this way, it may seem like a diversion.  “Shouldn’t you be outlining?  Developing character studies?  Doing research?”  Yes, yes IContinue reading “Codename WTZ: The Music”

Behind The Book: How One Great Song By Arkells Revealed A Character’s Backstory

Over time, I’ll be sharing the soundtrack for Waiting For A Star To Fall, and how each song inspired or enhanced the creation of the novel.  Impatient? Full Spotify playlist is here. Star  was the book where Canadian bands somehow knew just what I needed.  While July Talk found a way to kickstart my Muse,Continue reading “Behind The Book: How One Great Song By Arkells Revealed A Character’s Backstory”