October 9, 2011

First Reads – Early Revisions

My husband has always been my first reader. He’s both a cop and an avid reader, so his opinion means a great deal. I wait until […]
August 28, 2011

A Cop’s Eye

People-watching has been a habit of mine since I was young; it’s probably a habit most writer’s share. My husband enjoys attending a baseball game for […]
July 11, 2011

Walking a Straight Line

H.G. Wells once said, “I write as straight as I can, just as I walk as straight as I can, because that is the best way […]
February 23, 2011

Finessing the Story

Finesse: 1. Refinement and delicacy of performance, execution, or artisanship. 2. Skillful, subtle handling of a situation; tactful, diplomatic maneuvering. The discovery of an exquisite passage […]