How I Write Today (2021)

I’ve been writing for a long time, and occasionally I see people raving about this or that writing program. Some hide distractions, some are plain text, others have elaborate embedded databases to contain all your research. I’ve even written a few word processors myself. One was even commercially available (SAMS), back in the TRS-80 days.… Continue reading How I Write Today (2021)

a quiet place to write

Henry Melton - 1968

I’ve been a writer for… a long time, many decades. One thing I’ve found indispensable is a quiet place—some place where I can hear my own thoughts. For me, this is difficult.  My hearing is sensitive. I pick up conversations from a distance.  If I can’t hear something you’re saying, it’s only because there are… Continue reading a quiet place to write

New Novel: Hexing the Circle

And no, it’s not a witchcraft book… I had an idea for a story about an ordinary college student that just happened to stumble upon an alien artifact, along with all the trials that brought to his life. Once I started, the story came together very quickly. Although I’ve gotten my shots, it still doesn’t… Continue reading New Novel: Hexing the Circle