“Just write every day of your life…

…Read intensely. Then see what happens…”  Ray Bradbury I’ve started a daily habit of “free writing” for 30 minutes, first thing every morning. Free association, no editing, no censoring. It helps me to get ideas flowing for the day.

“So I said to him…

…what part of NO don’t you understand?” (conversation between two women, as we passed each other on the street.) Working on improving dialogue in my fiction writing. I wonder what these two dudes on the Greek vase are talking about?

Who is this woman?

Went to the Monet exhibit in San Francisco. The woman in the painting is Monet’s wife. This image is still haunting me. What’s her story?

2 Librarians walk into a Bar…

Played a very fun Board Game last night! You read a card w/ the “First Line” of a famous book & try to guess the title or author. It’s harder than you might think. And a good reminder of the importance of a story’s first lines. It also taught me to “Beware of Librarians Bearing…

Another set of eyes

I’m starting to meet fellow writers to read each others work in progress. It’s good to get a different perspective.  

Inspiration

Went to my very first California Writers Club meeting. I didn’t know it was founded by Jack London. A very inspiring and supportive group of fellow writers…