Eyes on the Prize

Happy August! This month's IWSG question asks: What pitfalls would you advise other writers to avoid on their publication journey? Whoa, hold on. Law of Attraction, baby! When you focus on pitfalls, you focus on failure. But Grehan, you shout, danger abounds! Especially in publishing! Then why take advice from fools* like me? Seek out quality … Continue reading Eyes on the Prize

Ultimate Writing Goal

Welcome to July! This month's IWSG question asks: what are your ultimate writing goals, and how have they changed over time? My ultimate goal is to write a DGB. The goal has not changed over time, but my methods have changed powerfully. Thank you to July's IWSG co-hosts: Nicki Elson,  Juneta Key,  Tamara Narayan, and … Continue reading Ultimate Writing Goal

Solar Report for May

Greetings from the Northern Hemisphere where it's Summertime, and the wattage is fine. Have I mentioned, the Grehan stronghold is powered by the Sun? But of course! Last May I kicked off this website's monthly solar report feature.  Here's the inaugural post. This month, I'll provide a tiny bit of spec about our solar setup. The term PV … Continue reading Solar Report for May

Titles and Character Names and the IWSG

Grehan here. I'm proud of myself. Three consecutive months I've shown up for IWSG blog hop. June's prompt goes something like this: What's harder to come up with: story titles, or character names? This'll be quick. I don’t sweat over this stuff. These aren't dogs we're talking about. Stories don't have to come when they're called. The title … Continue reading Titles and Character Names and the IWSG

A-to-Z Challenge: Y is for YouTube and Photoshop

Grehan here. Better late than later, has been my Spring motto. This post celebrates the greatest invention of the 20th Century. YouTube.  Formal education is so old school. With YouTube, an X-acto knife, and a bottle of Jameson, we can now perform our own appendectomies. Is this a great time to be alive, or what. … Continue reading A-to-Z Challenge: Y is for YouTube and Photoshop