Podcast: Elmore Leonard’s Rules

The one where CC and I chat about Elmore Leonard’s “10 Rules for Good Writing:” Never open a book with weather. Avoid prologues. Never use a verb other than “said” to carry dialogue. Never use an adverb to modify the verb “said”…he admonished gravely. Keep your exclamation points under control. You are allowed no moreContinue reading “Podcast: Elmore Leonard’s Rules”

Podcast: Writers and Routines

The one where we talk about the positives and negatives of having routines and habits. We focus on writers and writing, and we start small by explaining our Sunday patterns, and we go big with the national economy and labor workforce. No spoilers. Have a listen and let us know what you think. TIA! LYL!

Podcast: Happy New Year 2021

The one where we wrap up our year in Podcasting by discussing our most listened to podcasts, plus:-Betty White, of course-Pandemic & Diabetes (fun stuff!)-WIPs and writing-Nevada history and sports-Tool Time!-40 years ago today-A great burrito Podcasts discussed:Our first podcast Writers and RealityThe Flawed ProtagonistIn Media Res Have a listen and let us know whatContinue reading “Podcast: Happy New Year 2021”


(Before diving in, here’s one last reminder that free books are available today, December 24, for your downloading pleasure. Grab them and save yourself 99¢, okay?) I’ve been delinquent in keeping non-listeners of our podcast up to date on my two works in progress (WIP) from this year. (Note: please listen to our podcast.) WIPContinue reading “WIP”

Podcast: The Christmas Movie Episode

The one where we talk about our Top Ten Christmas movies and shows and: December HolidaysScience FictionStar TrekFriendsMy WIP & Amazon VellaFree Books! Spoilers Galore! Is our Top Ten is full of crap? Have a listen and let us know! TIA! LYL!

Free Books For Christmas!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the traditional giving away of books. Really, nothing says the holidays like free things, right? Starting Monday, December 20th through Friday, December 24th, you can grab Hope and Sheriff for nothing! Whoo! Here’s your links! Hope Knocks TwiceA Sheriff in Nevada Tell everyone. Seriously. And have themContinue reading “Free Books For Christmas!”

Podcast: Under The Horror

The one where we spoil the heck out of these works as we critique the intentional and unintentional undertones of these entertainment classics. BigHarry PotterHunger Games Repeat: We Spoil These Movies. Here you go! Let us know what you think! TIA! LYL!

Podcast: Laundry List

We unloaded a laundry list! Check out the links!–Our Podcast with a Professional Editor-Thanksgiving–The Crocker Art Museum and the Museum of Science and Curiosity-Monet and Rodin–Eppies, Carol’s, and Taqueria Ay Jalisco-Cochlear Implant-Invading Personal Space-Booster shots-WIP, Fan Fiction, and Serialized Writing–Sir Patrick Stewart-Upcoming December Holidays And Charley! Here you go! Hope y’all had a wonderful ThanksgivingContinue reading “Podcast: Laundry List”

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