April may or may not be the cruellest month

April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. ~T.S. Eliot, "The Waste Land" T.S. Eliot knew a thing or two about April. I'm looking out my window and it's snowing. I only wish I could shout "April Fools!!" but the first … Continue reading April may or may not be the cruellest month

the editing adventure

Writing a book has been a crazy adventure. Before I dropped my hard drive a couple of years ago, I had five or six endings stretching all the way back to when I was in high school. Here's what would happen - I'd get an idea for an explosive, no-holds-barred, awesome novel ending. I would … Continue reading the editing adventure

jackpot

 I'm going through a training module and so far I've found the following:- make less errors (should be fewer errors)- how fast or slow it takes (really?)- how much waste exists in the process that reduces the value we provide our customers (the sentence as written is about a process that reduces value, while I … Continue reading jackpot