Guest Blog: Fantastic Book Ideas And Where To Find Them


Writer’s block got you down? Feeling a little creatively stunted? Check out my guest blog at Musings of Eternal Dreamers:

Fantastic Book Ideas And Where To Find Them: 5 Ways To Up Your Inspiration Game


ZigZag, Meander, And Detour Around Your Writer’s Block

Paved path on the road. Vector background

I hit a wall this weekend. I knew where I wanted to go with my writing goals but the brain? She had no desire to play along.

You know what I do when that happens? I take a road trip, and shove that brain in the back seat with its hands tied behind its back. Continue reading

What To Do When You’re Writing Crap? Write More Crap.

Pile of drafts

I have been digging this latest book out of my brain with a fork. A shrimp fork. And the tines are bent. That’s how it feels.

I sat down this weekend numerous times and my brain said, “Nuh-uh.” And I wrote anyway. It sucked. It came out painfully, slowly, boooooringly. But I kept on plugging, dammit.

This is how books get written. I just have to stop listening to that horrible little voice that tells me this is how really bad books get written. Continue reading

Hoping Mother Nature Will Suck The Rest Of This Story From My Brain And Through My Fingertips


I have been battling writer’s block the likes of which I haven’t wrestled with in a very long time. I’ve tried to power through it, but it. is. killing. me.

I’m camping with my kids this weekend. We’ll have electricity, but very spotty internet access, and that should help keep me on track. I’ll be writing, writing, writing while they splash Β in the pool and ride their bikes around, writing while they roast marshmallows, writing after they’re tucked into their sleeping bags at night, writing before they open their eyes in the morning.

I just hope I’m writing something coherent. That remains to be seen.

Wish me luck.