Going Cross Country

The podcast is back after a two-week hiatus due to JT driving to the East Coast and back to see his sister. Today’s episode is all about that eleven-state tour (NV, UT, WY, NE, IA, IL, IN, OH, PA, MD, and DE). For those scoring at home, JT drove over 5,500 miles. Also:Visiting the GettysburgContinue reading “Going Cross Country”

Settings Part Two

We got around to rerecording Settings Part 2, the one where we define how a setting can overwhelm the characters in your book. We’re talking about an event that obliterates the routines and comfort zones of your characters. We give thoughts on this genre, starting with highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of your characters asContinue reading “Settings Part Two”

Remembering Veterans

Three years ago today, CC and I had the privilege of sharing the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day with the residents of the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nevada. We remember and honor those heroes, and we salute all who served and those who waited back home.

Podcast: Nonsense

We should have skipped the podcast this week. Why? We were all over the place: -Nanowrimo-The Shining-Surgery-Time Change-Veterans Day-“Read” & “Write”-Indiana Jones Yeah, it was that kind of podcast. If you’re brave, have a listen and let us know what you think. TIA! LYL!

A Modest Proposal

Memorial Day can be emotional three-day weekend, starting with the empty chair at the table that will never be filled. Wishing someone a “Happy Memorial Day” risks walking into an emotional minefield of sorts. Some will use the day to advance political agendas, and others just want to have a guiltfree barbeque to escape fromContinue reading “A Modest Proposal”

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