Finding Local Writing Inspiration

April 25, 2017 Mary Winter 0

Finding local writing inspiration seems like a far-off thing a lot of times. The books you read about hot billionares all take place in New York City, LA, or other big locales. Small towns and coastal harbors seem to be the du jour place to set your novel. So for those of us in middle […]

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Inspiration in Science Fiction or You Named Your Planet WHAT?

April 17, 2017 Mary Winter 0

Back in the mid-90’s I wrote an article for an RWA newsletter entitled, “Are We Losing Our Imaginations?”. This was after reading a Topaz romance where the bad guy spoke exactly like Yoda, and the hero pointed his finger and said “engage” (ala Captain Picard) every time he wanted to go anywhere. It was like […]

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