I will be moving some of my favorite posts to this new site, but here are some old posts that are new to you.

Writer’s Craft

Five Fundamentals

World Building Historical Fiction

Reflection: step 1 of the revision process

Unlocking Writer’s Block

Prewriting: Brainstorming

Critiquing Questions

Squashing Your Outer Adult to Write for Your Inner Child

Middle Grade Book Length

Ten Editing Ideas

A Writer’s Life

You May Be a Writer If . . .

How it started . . . for me

Plans Redirected

Just for Fun

Favorite Toy Thought Trail

A Good, Long While

Hello, Dear Blog

Random Thoughts While Writing


The Great Chicago Fire

The First Great Chicago Fire

Chicago: Ripe for a Fire

Great Chicago Fire Resources

Help from the Expert: Bill Cosgrove

Five Bizarre Medical Practices