BVC Members Participate in “The Write Stuff” Storybundle

Book View Cafe members Leah Cutter, Vonda N. McIntyre, and Judith Tarr are part of the “Write Stuff” Storybundle, which runs from May 13th through June 4th. Here’s what it’s all about, from bundle curator Kristine Kathryn Rusch: Writers need … Continue reading

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Fallow Time

Our culture tends toward the frenetic. Gotta go-go-go, gotta do-do-do. Everything has to be about something, for something, in aid of something. Even sitting and meditating is a thing you do, not an opportunity to just be. Writers can tie … Continue reading

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A Duel of Words: Dialogue and Action, Part 1
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My annual stint in an online writers’ conference (the Catholic Writer’s Conference, of which I’ve been a non-Catholoic guest for the past several years) has me doing a chat workshop on writing dialogue and action. And, as often happens, this … Continue reading

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Starting Over (and Over and Over)

There’s a reason why the idiom “changing horses in midstream” has a negative connotation. Every horse is different, and every time a rider or handler meets one for the first time, a whole new set of parameters comes into play. … Continue reading

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