Category: Shop Talk

First Anniversary–A Writer's Retreat

Happy Anniversary, A Writer’s Retreat! I called it that because I wanted to talk shop, all the things I love to talk about with fellow writers and readers. For me it’s rather like the meditation retreats I also love, the silence, the pause for reflection. This year I’ve been reflecting on just what it is I’m after in my writing, what holds my interest.

Shop Talk: Patience In Writing Scenes

Jack Cady’s exercise for embodying a scene.

Shop Talk: Embodying a Scene

Long ago I left my first US publisher to take advantage of the opportunity to work with an award-winning editor. She turned out to be far less hands-on than I’d hoped, and she died after publishing just the first book in the project I’d… Continue Reading “Shop Talk: Embodying a Scene”