The Lakefly Writers Conference is my favorite weekend of the year. A few years ago, members of the Oshkosh Area Writers Club (which includes me) was given the challenge of creating a conference for writers. With the support of the Oshkosh Public Library and the partnership with the Wisconsin Writers Association, we were able to … Continue reading Its Lakefly (Writers) Season
The person that was me six months ago was carefree by comparison.
A person that does it should be cancelled. But should a character in a book?
My novel comes out next month (December 2021). I worked hard to be vulnerable and put my own pain into my character. Now that is so close, I am worried how friends and family will perceive my main character as me. The character, Mikey Haskell, does some terrible things. Will they think that I wanted … Continue reading Shattered- A Novel
I do not want to see another stand up routine like "The Diceman." However, can we occasionally still have characters like Barney on "How I Met Your Mother?"
A long time ago, I wrote a manuscript about a comic who comes to believe he is an animal. I wrote it in first person. Since then, I have matured as a writer. Gotten better. I attained new tools. In this case I'm talking about the Prowriting Software. Yet I could not attack my manuscript. … Continue reading Revising Your Baby
The cow addresses the reader directly and spouts off what is on the author's mind.
Rosetti tells this important history through fictional characters and some of the real people of the events.
This story will have you lingering in a small cafe in France and in a Michigan as well.
The world will go on, so I should not waste time not enjoying the gift of each day. By doing so, I can choose kindness and kindness is always the way to go.