Monthly Archives: January 2013

When characters refuse to do as they are told

As writers, our best characters sometimes refuse to do what we want them to do.  They take on a life of their own.  Sometimes they even refuse to die.  Very inconvenient, that. Asha is one such.  She is supposed to … Continue reading

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Pitching Ragnarök

I just submitted my mythica novel, Ragnarök Willie, to the 2013 Amazon Breakout Novel Award (ABNA) competition.  Not holding my breath, but hopeful nevertheless.  Below is the “pitch” I submitted, a teaser if you will. Ragnarök Willie Thirteen semi-mythical valkyries want to … Continue reading

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I want that card

One of my goals for this year is to get publication credits that qualify for an SFWA (Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America–http://www.sfwa.org/) card. I had this as a goal last year and got an almost–a publication in an SFWA … Continue reading

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