One of the party-chatter subjects at a New Year's eve gathering I attended a couple of nights ago was, "Do you have any resolutions?" I came up with nothing, partly because last year I achieved one goal that always seemed to top my list back when I regularly made resolutions: bring my writing to a... Continue Reading →

Why I don’t write mysteries

As you'll recall from English class---or, as they like to call it now, at least until high school, "Language Arts" class---fiction has two major elements: character and plot (yes, style and point-of-view matter also, but today I'm talking about the two biggies). My major shortcoming as a writer, which also could be thought of as... Continue Reading →

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