Category Archives: Thoughts on Writing

The Next Best Thing

THE NEXT BEST THING Here I am, FINALLY posting again. Nothing like a bit of “blog tag” to get my ass in gear. We (as in a bunch of writers) are playing a game called The Next Big Thing. Each … Continue reading

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What to do when you can’t write: make a list of what to do when you can’t write….

This morning I’ve been sitting at my computer thinking: What is wrong with me? Why can’t I write? Why are there so many inane distractions in this world? In my office even! So this is what I came up with, … Continue reading

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Rewrite of manuscript finished!

SourceURL:file://localhost/JAN’S%20Documents-NEW/JAN’S%20Writing/Blog/01:02:12-Finished%20MS.doc Huge announcement: On March 28th (my birthday) my gift to myself was to finish this “last” draft of my manuscript. I’m sorry, I can’t resist the quotations. I have had many “finished” drafts. In fact, this one is MS … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “God or Boys…..”

God or Boys… The hall is empty. The hands clunk on the clock above the lockers. One minute till the bell. I grip my bible with clammy hands, run my tongue over my teeth, hoping there isn’t a hunk of … Continue reading

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