This is a blog I posted on my website a couple of months ago (www.marjamcgraw.com). I thought someone might enjoy it.
Opening a story with “It was a dark and stormy night” has become kind of joke to some. Many say it’s too much of a cliché to use in a story. Okay, so how about, “It was a dark and stormy day”? Maybe that’s not quite such a cliché, but it certainly isn’t (probably) going to be as scary…Continue
Posted on November 16, 2010 at 2:59pm — 2 Comments
Someone asked me if, as an author, I hear voices in my head. The answer is, of course. Although not audible voices, every character I write about speaks to me. Right now I’m reading two of my own books. I started a new series (The Bogey Mysteries) and now I’m ready to write another Sandi Webster mystery. I need to find my Sandi voice again.
What this means is that each character has its own personality, and its own habits. Fictional characters are just as…Continue
Posted on November 8, 2010 at 2:09pm
Posted on September 23, 2010 at 3:05pm
I'm sure this isn't the right place to do this, but please bear with me. I'm learning.
If anyone has a moment, please come to http://marilynmeredith.blogspot.com/ to read an interview Marilyn Meredith did with me.
Now I need to figure out this whole blogging thing. I know it's easy, but I've never done it before. Once I get it figured out, you'll probably all wish I hadn't. Oh well...
Posted on July 13, 2010 at 1:45pm