On Writing

Plot, Whatever

I’ve never been good at writing plot. This makes me a terrible storyteller. Stories are about plot in action by characters. Without plot you’ve got no action, no story, no nothing. So I’ve heard over and over since I started writing in high school. It’s been twenty years and plots still make me yawn when… Read More Plot, Whatever

On Writing

Write Everything

When you squeeze your writing into 15 minutes a day, 45 minutes on the weekend if you are lucky, you become very careful with what you write about. All the fluttering ideas and anecdotes that might humor you get shoved to the side. The ideas that aggravate you and have no solution get tossed. You… Read More Write Everything