A Day Late and a Manuscript Short

A Day Late and a Manuscript Short

Well, it happened to me again. I got a lovely rejection letter from an editor who said she was upset because they'd just published a boo...
Sports-man-ship

Sports-man-ship

I’m a big sports fan (and have been devouring coverage of the Australian Open) but when it came time to talk about sports my heroes played I...
Heroic Sports?

Heroic Sports?

Humans have participated in tests of bravery and skill throughout history. Sometimes this was to impress a possible mate, sometimes it was ...
Love and Other Indoor Sports

Love and Other Indoor Sports

Don't take the title seriously folks, this is really a two-prong posting. First off, this is our week for letting readers know about o...
Extravaganza!

Extravaganza!

In almost every book there is inevitably a grand scene that reveals some kind of pomp and circumstance…be it a graduation, a coronation or a...
Witch Hunt?

Witch Hunt?

I thought long and hard about this article and finally decided that I’d take the risk of posting it. Risk? Because I’m going to state how I ...
A Change of Medium

A Change of Medium

We've all done it—written articles for newsletters or writers' sites in an attempt to pass our knowledge on to others. Usually I can...
New Horizons

New Horizons

As a kid all the cartoons I liked—Spiderman, Bionic 6, Captain Planet, Galaxy Rangers—pushed the boundaries of convention. I do admit I like...