The problem with writing is the research. There’s been a few stories of writers who get the dreaded knock at the door. While the Trash Taste crew are talking to a chemist, he happens to have a similar problem when researching chemicals. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay
Month: October 2022
This one has to do with a single rule (see part 1 and part 2: Don’t use cliche openings. Inspired by the last two, I made this into one big cliche’d story (original). I’m not editing this mess. TW – mixed tenses. It was a dark and stormy night during the best of times and … Continue “What not to do in Writing, Part 3” »
After writing the last short story on Blogger, I thought I would give it another shot (see the original; I edited this one a little). Prologue: The wise white wizard in his white flowing robes. The wind made them flutter around him as he turned towards the other white wizard. “Wise friend.” He stroke … Continue “What not to do in Writing, Part 2” »
But I broke all the rules… And it turned out as you would expect. Someone tweeted Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules for Writing on Twitter: How many of Elmore's "rules" do you break? pic.twitter.com/fQrmnC8fCd — Mαɾƚყɳ R. Wιɳƚҽɾʂ (@UKHamlet) October 17, 2022 A while back on Facebook, someone else has also posted these rules, and I … Continue “What not to do in Writing” »
Yesterday was Sarah’s birthday and we took her to Menchie’s in Tyler, Texas.