The Journal: Whose Story Is It?

In today’s Journal * Topic: Whose Story Is It? * Quotes of the Day * Some Videos to Check Out * Of Interest * The Numbers Topic: Whose Story Is It? Well, today is mostly quotes. You’ll see those below. I didn’t write fiction yesterday. Didn’t even move over to the writing ‘puter. Though some have come close, it dawned on me yesterday that I’ve never heard any other writer repeat my own mantra: It’s not my story, it’s the characters’ story. But let me elaborate. I truly believe the characters’ life, their story, is ongoing even when I’m not … Read more

The Journal: A Diary Entry

In today’s Journal * Quotes of the Day * A diary entry and a “day off” * For goodness’ sake * The Numbers Dean seems to enjoy writing diary entries and some folks seem to enjoy them, so for today I thought I’d post a diary entry: The Diary of Yesterday. First, I didn’t get up until 4 a.m. yesterday. Guess I needed the rest. Then, for the first time in a long time, I decided to step back from the writing computer. I felt comfortable doing so because it’s necessary and I could use a brief break from the … Read more