#writingcraft: System of Reckoning

Summer is here for all those living north of the equator. Vacations are being planned and executed with delight. At least some people are doing that. For me, it is a time for making pronouncements and constancies with the things I want to do with my life--in particular, my writing. Are you thinking I am … Continue reading #writingcraft: System of Reckoning


Redesigning My Work Plan

First, just to get it out of the way, my WiP is now over 25,000 words. It hasn’t grown much since August, less than 12,000 words worth. I’m still a pantser for the most part. I do character questionnaires as the characters pop into the story. I use the Bing map to lay out where … Continue reading Redesigning My Work Plan