Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Monsoon

I’d been in a dry spot for about ten years. Or, if you prefer, I had an excruciating case of ‘writer’s block’.  It happens, and it can be devastating. When I first started writing for the sheer joy of telling stories, the … Continue reading

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The Author’s Pet

I read a book a while back that had me puzzled.  It was well crafted, colorful, moved at a good pace, but there was something skewed…  I put my finger on it when I reread the description of the hero.  … Continue reading

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