Agincourt 600

Originally posted on History… the interesting bits!:
Today is the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, when Henry V and his small ‘band of brothers’ defeated the French with only a few casualties. The Review Blog are hosting an Agincourt weekend, in celebration of the great victory, for which I wrote an article looking…

are you stuck in the middle?

Originally posted on Charlene Newcomb:
There is nothing more exciting than the moment when an idea invades your brain. Characters, settings, and scenes for that next story appear out of nowhere, or come in dreams, or when you’re sitting at a stoplight. (Why are those people honking at me?) So what do you do? You…

trim it, cut it, lather, rinse, repeat…

No, I didn’t get a haircut. I’m attempting to revise the 1st draft of my novel. Reading JW Manus, I’m probably not doing as much as I should to get into the joy of cutting. I must say, however, that I particularly enjoyed reading one of her descriptions of Explainery: “A trees grows and the…