Monthly Archives: May 2012

May, 1994

Graduation I found a copy of my graduation speech the other day packed up in a box. There were the usual parts – thankfulness, gratitude, and then this quote from Theodore Roosevelt …  It is not the critic who counts: not the … Continue reading

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How do YOU define Success?

photo credit: kevinthoule via photo pin cc   Success What is it? How do you define it? How do you measure it? Has your definition of success changed over time? Just some questions I’m mulling over. I’d love to hear your … Continue reading

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Southern Creatives: Guest Post – Rhonda Dennis

Why South Louisiana? Guest post by Rhonda Dennis, author of the Green Bayou Series   Before I had a plot and characters, I knew that I wanted my series to take place in South Louisiana.  Sure I might be prejudiced … Continue reading

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June 2012 – In Comes the Whirlwind

photo credit: Ignacio Sanz via photo pin cc Does Activity Lead to Creativity? A few more days until one of the busiest months of the year for me – by my own design. I’m writing at least 50k words in … Continue reading

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Where is this going…

I never know what I think about something until I read what I’ve written on it. —– William Faulkner If you read my last post, you’ll know that I am currently struggling with a dilemma: There’s a new novel that’s … Continue reading

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I’m suffering a Pantster attack

Pantster Tendencies Attack photo credit: tochis via photo pin cc June 1st, 2012 – JuNoWriMo kicks off. I’ve been planning to do this for a few months now. By planning, I mean brainstorming, outlining, thinking about character motivation, story arc, setting, key plot points. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Star Wars … I always wanted to be Darth Vader

photo credit: Arty Smokes (deaf mute) via photo pin cc May 25, 1977 Congratulations, world. Here’s Star Wars! I was too little to see the first Star Wars in the movie theater. However, I did see The Empire Strikes Back … Continue reading

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