Authors, Writers, Publishers, and Book Readers
This was my main thrust at the Sisters in Crime meeting. I discussed my fitness regimen, how I workout. Then I related those workouts to writing. So, let's spend a few weeks on just this aspect.
I discussed my workout regimen in that I have a lottery system that determines what I do from day to day (or day to…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on August 29, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
It's a warm and humid Friday morning and I'm all ready to post part three of the recently popular series of blogs regarding fitness and writing. As mentioned last week, I suspected that an author might intrude upon this series and I was proven correct when the door burst open, the cat raced under the bed and this woman stood in the doorway. "Come with me," she commanded. "Yes,…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on August 22, 2014 at 8:06pm — No Comments
I think of Means as part of the cop phrase, “The suspect had means, motive, and opportunity.” I take it and revise it just a bit so that Means includes preparation, opportunity, and follow up.
When it comes to fitness, you have to prepare for the workout. This includes cardio work to get the heart pumping. Proper warmup starts with cardio. You need the heart going and the blood pumping, the sweat forming, the muscles warming. Then you can do some…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on August 15, 2014 at 11:05am — No Comments
Ten days before July meeting of my local (and only Iowa branch of) Sisters in Crime I was asked by the chapter president to assist with the presentation. In previous meetings, we've were visited by a law enforcement officer, a wonderful woman who self published a couple books, and other wonderful presenters. In July, though, K. didn't have anybody scheduled so she asked me if I wanted to share the…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on August 8, 2014 at 10:52pm — No Comments
I am very grateful for the interest you have shown in my plight and I want to assure you that you will be greatly rewarded for what you have chosen to do. Although we are just knowing and communicating with each other for the first time but I believe that our heavenly father has directed me to you as I have already prayed and searched over the…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on August 1, 2014 at 7:54am — No Comments