Book Review — Jane Eyre: Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic, by K.M. Weiland

When I first read Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel, Jane Eyre, I took it as a Victorian romance, later realizing it was also a vaguely autobiographical account of a girl’s complex and difficult life, and a critique of the social issues of the period. I never imagined I would encounter the story again decades later and rereadContinue reading “Book Review — Jane Eyre: Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic, by K.M. Weiland”

#WIPMADNESS Week #4 Check-in — Focus (or, lack thereof)

. I watched this little Rufous Hummingbird flit around all Sunday afternoon. The birdfeeder was full of fresh nectar, but each time he arrived, he made the rounds of the available flowers on the deck before darting over to the feeder for a drink. Then it was back to the red Calibrachoa – no, wait…Continue reading “#WIPMADNESS Week #4 Check-in — Focus (or, lack thereof)”

I. Am. A. Writer.

. K.M. Weiland says a lot of things that grab me when I think I can sneak past with a cursory glance at her site. It’s that moment when time is limited and I promise myself I’ll just snatch a brief look at her topic du jour and get back to work. She never letsContinue reading “I. Am. A. Writer.”