I’m off to Imaginarium today! Yay! Our cousin Betty Haley is staying with Mom so I can have a weekend getaway. Not a vacation getaway; a work getaway, being on panels and flogging books. I plan to do a good deal of socializing, too, though.…

You know what that means, don’t you: show not tell? If you’ve just started writing, you might not. It means that, although OF COURSE you sometimes just need to say, “The path descended at a 45-degree angle,” sometimes it’s more effective to show things than…

First, I have a short story up at the #amwriting web site today. It’s the seed for my next Spadena Street novel, NONE of which are completed yet. My cool Second-Oldest Grandson likes to play on the computer when he comes to visit, and his…