Category: Writing

My Passions: Forensics

I don’t love being busy, so when I make a decision to add to my work load, it’s a sure sign there’s something about the work that I love. Such is the case with forensics. Not the CSI forensics so popular in cop shows and court procedurals, but the study of debate and the spoken…


How Great Science Fiction Works

Continuing my blogs about summer reading, I had the pleasure of listening to one of the Great Courses offered on Audible, How Great Science Fiction Works by Professor Gary K. Wolfe. From the title, I went into this thinking it would be more about writing—putting it all together to make it work. Turns out this…


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,…