Cutting Advice from Patricia Highsmith

I picked up Patricia Highsmith's book on writing titled "Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction" last week for $1.00 at a library book sale. Bargain! The book is entertaining, for the most part, and she tells anecdotes about writing and editing several of her books, everything from the germ of an idea to development through multiple … Continue reading Cutting Advice from Patricia Highsmith

So, How Was Your Day?

Simple question, right? Well, here's last night's dinner table conversation: "What a day it was at work," said my husband. "First, during a conference call with a client, one of our staff got a text that her dog was diagnosed with cancer. She went white and had to leave for the rest of the day. … Continue reading So, How Was Your Day?