Entries Below Are About The Topic Of writing process

Murderous Musings: Is this a dagger I see before me?

Thereby hangs a tale… Writing is a full time job, and then some. Lately I’ve been taking time away from the blog to just Do Write—to really get down and dirty in the drafts of my own writing.  As one … Continue reading

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Do Write

Being a writer means hard work.  Period.  Full Stop.  Do not enter if you can’t stand the directional pull.  Because there will be narrows ahead, there will be doldrums, becalmed days of drifting on endless seas waiting for a coolant … Continue reading

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Swans Down

Thereby hangs a tale… Sex and creativity.  Seems a cliché.  Yet aren’t clichés cliché for a reason?  Duh. After watching Black Swan I’ve been reflecting on this role of sex in our creative process.  Far from being a “nudge, nudge, … Continue reading

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Life as Art

Thereby hangs a tale… Of late I’ve written of cookery and garden smithery.  Both pastimes decidedly domestic endeavors, and I make no bones of my love of each. I once heard a preacher man say:  “Make your life a work … Continue reading

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We must cultivate our Garden

Thereby hangs a tale… Spring weather turns with a forecaster’s dine.  Last week brought snow on the mountain pass and falling glass, and now along with warmer temps drifts of honeysuckle cascade into my garden.  Their fronds snake over the … Continue reading

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