Authors: Truth vs Myth

Maybe you hope to be an author. Maybe you have a friend who is one. Either way, there are plenty of misconceptions about what happens when a writer becomes published. The minutes I became a published author, these assumptions started popping out of my friends’ and acquaintances mouths until I just had to put aside [...]

Ramblings on Writing Spaces

Growing up, all my stories and poems and songs and plays - even my first couple of books - went into spiral notebooks. They were badly smudged, with that pesky left-hander pencil smear across most of the pages. I can still remember the smell of pencil shavings and the satisfying rustle of pages turning. I [...]

Words Light Fires

....words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts. -- Patrick Rothfuss Words. What would we do without them? They give us basic things, necessary things - like communication and understanding. But words can go beyond that, too. They can delve into realms of magic [...]