Posts Tagged: weather

Writing myself out of a corner

After weeks of continual rain (morning, noon and night), today was supposed to be a sunny morning (with rain later, ‘natch).  Eh, not so much, though the sun did poke through around mid-morning. But, so what!  Even had it been sunny, I had already made my decision to plop myself down on the patio and… Read more »

Jeffrey’s Laws

We’ve all heard of Murphy’s Law (which swiftly expanded to Murphy’s Laws).  With my birthday BBQ only a week away, I thought it appropriate to share with you some of my own “laws” I’ve learned in my two big BBQ’s I throw each year (my birthday and Halloween).  Read on… (Note for newbies, I live… Read more »

A short stay on the keys

It’s penultimate day for “Writing Week” on the JMD blog.  We’re on the next to last day of the week and I just completed the next to last chapter in “What Next?”.  Did someone whisper “synchronicity”? Now, read on… Regular readers (both of you), know that my methodology for writing the second book of my… Read more »

Cool rain

Is there anything more boring than talking about the weather? I don’t mean the extreme and tragic events that rightfully dominate our conversations; I’m referring to the ordinary, everyday commentary that ultimately leads to chestnuts like “hot enough for you?”  Yet, here I am getting ready to spend an entire post on rain.  But that’s… Read more »

Love will keep us together

Phew.  It’s probably been about two years since I had a cold…chest, head or other (is there an “other”?) and I forgot how it can really throw you off your game.  I missed getting a post out yesterday and honestly, I don’t have many solid thoughts for today, so I think I’ll pick up on… Read more »

A chilling admission

I read once that writers should “write from experience”.  I don’t know if that’s true.  How would you write about vampires or outer space or 20,000 leagues under the sea?  Still, I do admit that my main character and I share one trait:  we both dislike cold. If you’ve scanned my bio, you are already… Read more »