Distracting Fiction: Brand vs. Generic

Recently, a reader mentioned my use of specific products in my books, and called it “distracting.” First of all, this reader I mentioned is from New Zealand, and I write toward an American audience. These product names and brands I … Continue reading

Diversify and Die

It’s so satisfying to sit at my desk and write to the sound of the ocean. Only this time, it’s not in my earbuds, but outside my window. Our move to Dunedin placed us within walking distance of the beach, … Continue reading

Also Known as Syzygy (The Next Big Thing Blog Hop)

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop, wherein writers talk about their current Work in Progress (WIP), has apparently been going strong for 26 weeks, and so many writers have taken part, that I had a hard time finding the originator … Continue reading