Archive for June, 2008


Taking Off the Top of My Head

June 14, 2008

***The title of this post, by the way, refers to an activity I used to use when I taught: Every so often, I would set up the overhead projector and simply write in front of my students. That way they’d see what changes I made as I wrote and understand how I developed ideas. I wanted them to realize that, even for those of us who use writing to earn their bread, it’s a process…***

I write because…

Some days the plot bunnies won’t let me sleep. There really should be a twelve step program. I’ll wake up in the night with ideas jostling for position, and the only way to exorcise them is to get them out of my head and into a Word document. Read the rest of this entry ?