If Homer had a blog, would you read it?

It’s tough being a writer. Especially when it dictates your paycheck and not just your free time. Now I know, I know, there are people out there who think writers don’t do diddly … we sit around all day drinking coffee and chewing on pencils, reminiscing about the “good ol’ days” of longhand and pen-and-ink…

The one piece of advice a writer needs —

“It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.” ~ T.S. Eliot Believe it or not, I’ve never really asked for writing advice. Mostly, I suppose, because it was what I did. Because it is what I…

You’ve seen one lasagna, you’ve seen them all —

I have to be careful here — see this might be one of those posts that earn me a hater or two … but then again, the risk of offending someone to the point that they don’t want to read my blog isn’t really anything I’m overly concerned about. And come to think of it,…

There will be no recipe sharing in my biography – 

 It’s funny how some people like to talk about themselves and others don’t. I mean just poke around the blogosphere long enough and you’re bound to land on of those blogs where someone’s always complaining about their boss, crowing about some newfangled recipe they made for dinner last night (usually just another way to make…

I too could use a room of my own … and maybe a maid –

Virginia Woolf was right when she said that in order to write fiction a woman must have money and a room of her own.  And I believe that her reasoning – though founded in the 1920’s – are still valid today. See she believed that in order for a woman to be a successful writer, she needed her…