cj Sez: I know. I’m supposed to post an interesting and informative blog for our Lyrical Pens followers.
We all revise . . . a lot.
It’s funny how Red, White, and Blue represent freedom . . . until they’re flashing behind you.
I am a professional writer. I can tell lies with a straight face.
But I’m a piker when it comes to atoms.
You can’t trust them.
They make up everything.
At two a.m.: “I need to stop, I whispered to myself as I started reading another chapter.” (cj Sez: Been there, did that.)
James Watkins: “To survive as a writer, you must develop a tough hide and a tender heart . . . and never, ever get the two switched.”
Here's the key I wish I had when I'm on deadline:
Diablo Cody: “I don’t have a formal rewrite process. I just compulsively groom and re-groom scenes like a cat with OCD.” (cj Sez: My method exactly.)
We are all precious in the sight of the Lord.
He may shake His head a lot, but we’re still precious.
You-all guys keep on keeping on, and I’ll try to do the same.
“Bad Day at Round Rock” short story in The Posse anthology
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