Shifting Gears
writing

Shifting Gears

That funny grinding noise you hear is my brain trying to shift from school speed to writing, full steam ahead.  Last night I felt rather lost, thinking: I’ve got homework, I am sure… wait, no.  So I stepped away from the computer, and picked up a stack of books to study beginnings, before starting Dragon … Continue reading

Reading Noir
fiction / writing

Reading Noir

I’m beginning to write Trickster Noir, the sequel to Pixie Noir. To get into the mood, I’m reading noir fiction. I’ve been looking for recommendations, and was given a nice list by friends. For Pixie, I was reading Spillane and Louis L’Amour’s detective stories. I’d been reading Hammett a few months before I started writing … Continue reading