Long Cool Woman

If you've been here a while you know that, Long Cool Woman is Ellie's song. The reason for this blog post is because of an email I got this morning. I thought, maybe, we'd have a chat about it. Stick around for some writer truths.For almost 20 years, Ellie Conway lived in my head. I … Continue reading Long Cool Woman

Meet Virginia

There was a blog post forming when I woke up ... but then it slipped away. Probably a good thing.Anyway, next weekend my class is all about POV, characters, and dialogue. Hence the title of this blog. It's a Train song that describes a woman, called Virginia. We learn a lot about her from the … Continue reading Meet Virginia

Walls

Today, I was writing (imagine?). It's pretty fun, not gonna lie. Really enjoying Lure the Lie and getting inside Crockett and Ronnie's heads. It really is fascinating finding out what makes these two tick. My characters needed to secure something today. Something small but in the wrong hands it would get people killed. The more … Continue reading Walls

Just Older

Welcome to Friday. Turns out I'm getting older and I'm not super thrilled about it. The age thing is okay, I mean, I'm glad I'm not a freaking Zoomer. Imagine? What's not okay is arthritis and not being able to do what I've always done (and taken for granted). So, today I went looking for … Continue reading Just Older