Character names

I have been asked how I select the names of characters.  Sometimes I look through a phone book or newspaper (the bridal and baby-brag pages provide some interesting contemporary names). …

Continue Reading

Time to read

Some of my friends and acquaintances have expressed an inability to “find the time” to read, or a lack of “the motivation” to read, or difficulty recalling the story line…

Continue Reading

Fame

Some of my friends and acquaintances express a belief that I “could be famous.”  Do I want to be famous?  Not particularly.  But being successful is not necessarily about fame. …

Continue Reading

Expertise

I consider myself an ordinary person.  Not especially erudite or knowledgeable.  (To paraphrase someone—I forget who—my education has not been hampered by formal schooling.)  A Jill of all trades and…

Continue Reading
  • 1
  • 2
Close Menu