Author: Bradley Lloyd

Manipulating the Reader: Louise Penny and Inspector Gamache

Sometimes you come across books that are really good but something about them drives you seriously crazy. I began my summer with such a book, and then went on to the next in the series, and the next, and now I’m six books into a great series that does, indeed, drive me crazy. I love…


The Inevitable Blog About Not Blogging

I’m not sure if I made it farther than most first-timers, or if I caved early, but here it is—the inevitable blog about not blogging. It’s kind of like when I got a journal in fourth grade and decided I would write in it every night, but that only lasted for about two weeks. I…


#WriterClichés Desperately Seeking Solitude

I’m going up north to a remote cabin and holing myself up for over a week. No company, no heat, no running water. Just solitude, and I’m gonna crank out the finishing touches on my two novels. I lied a little. There will be heat in addition to the fireplace via an electric plug-in model,…


Work AND Writing

You’ll have to forgive my delay in blogging. (Not that anyone cares, except for my most loyal reader. Hi mom!) I’ve entered forensics season, and as a coach, my time has been pretty limited. I have a ton of editing blogs saved up because I’ve been doing major editing in the last months, but since…