Hello, I love you

Lately, I’ve become dissatisfied with sex scenes in fiction. More specifically, the types featured in romance novels and fanfiction. I have to say there is nothing wrong with the sex scenes in these stories. They have a purpose and fulfill that particular purpose. I have just found the sex scenes in some of these storiesContinue reading “Hello, I love you”

Writing Process Blog Tour Redux

A few years ago I participated in a Writing Process Blog Tour. This was during a particularly crappy part of my life, when I was not very happy with myself, or anything in general. I recently rediscovered that blog post. First, I had to chuckle at myself and my verbosity (:/). Second, I had to marvel andContinue reading “Writing Process Blog Tour Redux”

I’ll be writing more in a week or two

At the start of each new semester, I have to help my students unlearn a lot of bad writing habits, the first of which is that good writing doesn’t just happen. It takes time, effort, and practice, which usually translates into multiple drafts. Nope, a writer can’t just magically sit down and write a singleContinue reading “I’ll be writing more in a week or two”