Dead Wake, Dead On

Sinking ships make for sensational stories and Erik Larson’s Dead Wake; The Last Crossing of the Lusitania does not disappoint in that respect. Yet this historical account of the 1915 [...]

By |2015-04-02T17:17:35-07:00April 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dead Wake, Dead On

The Brain Storm of Words

In the last two posts I shared an important part of my writing process, the initial “brainstorm” or uninhibited first draft. I actually posted the unedited beginnings of a speech [...]

By |2015-02-14T14:14:52-07:00February 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Brain Storm of Words

Tell Your Story; part 2

Tell your Story  (continued from yesterday's post) Nursing made me a better writer because it gave me a subject other than myself to write about. A different perspective. It gave [...]

By |2015-02-12T08:15:57-07:00February 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tell Your Story; part 2

Harper Lee’s first draft?

Harper Collins announced a July, 2015 publication of Harper Lee's second novel after a hiatus of more than 50 years. (And I thought I took a long time to write a book!) [...]

By |2015-02-04T17:55:29-07:00February 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Harper Lee’s first draft?
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