V is for V.I.P.

Who is the most important person to a writer? A reader!  We write for you. Oh yes, we write because we have stories to tell, poems to share with the world, memoirs that need to be recorded for posterity and books on advice and suggestions.   But we write for YOU, the reader.  And once... Continue Reading →

T is for Bill Travis

Have you heard of Bill Travis? He is the creation of George Wier. That's a picture of George, not Bill. How do I know that? Well, not only was George the keynote speaker at the 2017 Cuenca International Writers Conference, but I had a chance to sit down with him and my friend Scarlett for... Continue Reading →

L is for L.T. Marshall

Note: I'm a great believer in doing things in a way that makes sense to me. I've blogged for many years. I post on my blog in the evening. Well, except for this month of April when the push has been on to get the post done and announce the link in various places each... Continue Reading →

I am a writer!

I am a writer. When taxi drivers, here in Cuenca, ask me: “Estás jubilado?” (isn’t that a marvelous word for retired?), I respond: “soy un escritor.” I am a writer. I have been writing since I left home at 14. Before that, I had no privacy and no awareness, really, of how vital it was... Continue Reading →

A is for Paul Anlee

I'm imagining myself at a Writer's Conference, somewhere in the future:  "Ladies and gentlemen, it is my pleasure and honour to introduce to you the inimitable Paul Anlee."  It is my pleasure and honour, today, to kick off the A to Z Challenge with this author. I had already pre-odered his upcoming new release The... Continue Reading →

First things

The first things a writer unpacks when settling into any location, for a few days, a week, or more. That image on laptop screen?  That's the first draft of the book cover of my upcoming novel.   By the way, I have fourteen open spots for April's a to z challenge where I'll be featuring a... Continue Reading →

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