“When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness. To surrender dreams — this may be madness. Too much sanity may be madness — and maddest of all: to see life as it is, and not as it should be!” — Don Quixote de La Mancha … Continue reading A New Month of Madness
This one is for Caroline over at Ice Cream for Zombies. Commune of Writopia Writopia is a multi-cultural nation, populated entirely by authors and their families. They refer to the native language as “Art”. In Writopia, all writers have a safe and stable home from which they may hone their craft. There are only two… Continue reading Writopia
To become a published writer, you have to grow a very thick skin, and have a whole lot of unfounded confidence. You have to learn to sing your own praises, even if the proof is slim. But don’t forget to project yourself with humility and grace. In other words, go tell the world how awesome you are without sounding like an arrogant jerk.
It’s fortunate that writers are good with words.
Dreams are powerfully metaphorical. Sometimes they are elusive, and you spend all day trying to noodle through their meanings. Other times, they’re fairly obvious — sort of like a 2-by-4 to the face. Last night’s dream was the latter. I was with my main characters, Kessa and Danny, and we were running from. I’m not sure… Continue reading Dreams, Novels and Babies