Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

If you’re like me, your social media is full of people celebrating the end of the annus horribilis known as 2016. Apart from what certainly seemed to be an inordinate number of celebrity deaths last year (Prince being the biggest

Stealing Ideas

It’s been said that professional writers don’t worry about other writers stealing their ideas.  I’m sure it doesn’t happen often, but it’s gotta happen sometimes, right?  Because, everything’s a remix, after all.  That is, there are very few new ideas


What does it mean for a writer to fail?  It could mean several things.  It might mean a simple failure to communicate.  The words become garbled, or overly-complicated, and the reader fails to understand, or worse, receives a completely different message than the