Friday’s Itty Bitties — #15

Mark Twain said, “The difference between the right and the nearly right word is the same as that between lightning and the lightning bug.” I’m currently trying to add lightning bolts to my manuscript and as I stare at the mass of notes I’ve made about just how to do...

Friday’s Itty Bitties — #14

When nature calls, and facilities are nearby, it’s a good thing.           But seriously. Access here might be a bit of an issue.   And you’d really want to know which direction the door...

Who really believes that change is as good as a rest?

I don’t. Recent changes in my life have not been restful at all. You’d think that relocating your writing space would be a simple thing. Just pick up your desk and computer and shift them eastward. The undertaking becomes a bit more complex when you shift them a few...

Friday’s Itty Bitties — #13

What’s the big deal about rearranging your work space? I’ll tell you next Monday and put some context around my six-week absence. Six weeks — felt like six days. Also felt like six months. This week-end I’m packing my computer and printer and heading to the...

Friday’s Itty Bitties — #12

Last Friday I mentioned that one of my names for procrastination is research. While I was researching last night, I came across this Mae West quote:  “I speak two languages, Body and English.” The best characters will follow Mae’s lead....