Writerly Life

Irritations, Pearls, and Art

Last week I found myself a bit worked up over two different issues that would have made excellent blog posts. Unfortunately I was so concerned I might be too worked up to treat the topics fairly that I didn't write anything. Now I've lost the moment, the passion, and some of those great thoughts.  “All art is autobiographical; the pearl is… Continue reading Irritations, Pearls, and Art

Stuff of Mystery

Everything is a Mystery

A number of us from my local writers' guild just completed a challenge to observe our surroundings for ten days, and each day to come up with five potential novel ideas. At the end of the ten days, we were to turn the three best ideas into elevator pitches of fifty words or less and… Continue reading Everything is a Mystery