Posted in March 2012

How To Find a Unique Narrative Style


One of the most difficult tasks of writing a long novel is the ability to create a narrative style that is unique, flows well, and remains consistent throughout the 50,000 words or so required for a novel. It also must be a style that catches a reader’s eye from the first few pages.  I have … Continue reading

500 Views Today!


I’ve been watching the stats of views of my blog today and my heart has jumped nearly out of my chest.  I just scored 500 views today!  Thanks goes out to Scrivener, Mindnode and my loyal friends and fellow bloggers!  Way to go!

Using Scrivener to Create a Proof Manuscript


Scrivener does many things automatically that have to be set up manually in Word. One of the things it does for novelists, writers of nonfiction and screenwriters is that it will format your document automatically for submission to a literary agent. It makes your document look professional and sharp with just a few clicks of … Continue reading

Trooping the MDA Muscle Walk: Supporting a Worthy Cause


Saturday Oklahoma City had it’s annual Muscular Dystrophy Association “Muscle Walk” which gives volunteers an opportunity to raise money for this very worthy cause. I attended to support it by wearing my home-made Mandalorian armor and “trooping” with my friends of JediOKC, an Oklahoma City Star Wars Collector/Fan Club. As always, it was the most … Continue reading

Using Scrivener’s Help Function


                Scrivener is probably one of the best word processors out there for novelists.  I use it every day and find it more easy to use than Word or any of the others.  One of the reasons this is true for me is found in the overly helpful help … Continue reading