Master Classes for Professional Writers

Look up writing classes and workshops on the Internet, and you’ll come away with a plethora of options for beginning novelists. Outline Your Novel in 10 Days! How to Write a Novel. What A Writer Needs to Know. It would almost seem as if once a writer has experience and sales, there’s nothing more for them to learn. Far from it. In other creative arts, professionals continue to hone their skills. Most notably, actors continue Read more…

Why We Love Mary Bennet

Hey there! Do you love Mary Bennet from Pride & Prejudice? Then you should read my post for the Jane Austen Centre on why Mary Bennet rocks. Seriously — she’s nerdy, smart, serious, and knows Fordyce’s Sermons by heart. Here’s a snippet of Why We Love Mary Bennet: Oh, Mary.   Anyone who has read Pride & Prejudice can be forgiven for thinking those words. Mary is the plain Bennet sister, the one with the fewest prospects. She’s Read more…

2021 in the rearview mirror — year end roundup

It has been a year. Books read: 50 -ish (I could count the ones on my Kindle and my Libby account, but lost track of the hardcovers and paperbacks) Novels sold: 1 (Audio edition, The Unexpected Miss Bennet) Books edited: 1 Stories sold: 4 Books completed: 1 Stories written: 0 Screenplays written: 4 Films edited: 1 (plus two short scenes) 2021 — the gory details Got let go. The year started with a low. The Read more…