Monthly Archives: September 2012

Would you?


I was watching television the other night. More and more lately there is very little I see on the networks I find enjoyable. The idea is either a rehash of one that was not done all that well the first … Continue reading

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Bugzapped


This is a fragment of a story I started a few years ago and then got stuck. My problem is I cannot find a logical arc to follow from where I left off. I’m thinking of a sort of comedic … Continue reading

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Bad Language and bad writing


Without any sort of fanfare nearly every newly minted television program broadcast in the US stepped over a line this year. Some in the viewing audience may not have noticed and most of those who did more than likely made … Continue reading

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I need some help


Thanks to all of you folks who have liked my posts. I need some help and I doubt the people at Microsoft speak the same language I do. They sure don’t write in clear english, that’s for sure. I think … Continue reading

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Finding the right names for your characters


Below is a section of one of the middle chapters of the fifth book in my Milward Chronicles epic fantasy. This is offered as a way of showing the way I choose names for characters. Mikl-Cheri is the chief judge in the ongoing … Continue reading

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Dealing with criticism


I have an urban noir fantasy series I’m working on. Some have compared it favorably and not at all favorably to Jim Butcher’s Dresden series. One worthy even accused me of plagiarizing not Butcher’s words, but his entire world. Hmm, … Continue reading

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