Category: Writing

TTOF: Brainstorming with a Partner

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: If you involve another person in the brainstorming process, it’s critical to find someone you trust, who will listen without judging your ideas and respond like both a

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TTOF: A Mini-Manifesto on Letter-Only Words

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: Because words are tools. As a writer, I refuse to give up any tool for the sake of political correctness. As a writer, I reserve the right to

Posted in Political Correctness, Writing

TTOF: Deathwatch, David Lee Roth and the Roundness of Hamburgers

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: One of the most shocking moments of my teenage years came in 1985 (yes, I’m really that old), when I brought home a copy of David Lee Roth’s

Posted in Personal, Writing

TTOF: The Gamification of Writing

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: It might sound a little weird, but I figure if there’s anything I can do to streamline the process of pounding out that first draft, I’m willing to

Posted in Running, Writing

If You’re a Writer, Consider Becoming a Runner

I just finished a second draft of my current novel in progress. So … yay! This was my NaNoWriMo project (or, more accurately, my NaNoWriRunMo project), and I managed to cut 5,000 words while at the same time filling in

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