Viewing: Inspiration

The Birth of the Black Stones

It was 8,100 words and a week ago that a novel flopped into my head. I had no previous thought or intention of writing it. The sneaky thing visited in the pre-dawn gray, waking with me, getting me out of bed and giving me a hop and a jump. Coffee was forgotten, and I never […] Read More

Could I Write That in My Sleep?

It is my habit to go to bed with a purpose. To sleep, being one. But before I sleep, I make a concentrated effort to focus on two principles that have -- later -- put more words on paper than I often do sitting in front of a keyboard. First, I clear my mind of […] Read More