#writingcraft: The Comparison Ruse

It was back in 2013 when I decided to try to write a novel for the first time. Even then, I knew my skills were patchy, still are for that matter. Nevertheless, I wrote just under 60,000 words for my first draft that year. What got me through it? At the time, I didn’t know … Continue reading #writingcraft: The Comparison Ruse


#takeonnews: Arachnids are not Bad

Do you like the new header? The prior one was just too busy for my liking. I read an article the other day written by Matt Bertone at the site, The Conversation, that discussed the subject of spiders in homes. I agree with all that Mr. Bertone wrote. After all, this class of arthropods takes care … Continue reading #takeonnews: Arachnids are not Bad