A Word, O Scribe?

Some of you have been following my blog from the early days (all of one year – I know, not that long), and will have read a few posts mentioning a screenplay idea I had, and that I was planning on writing a script.  I also talked about being a newbie at this and that […]


Those who know me, know my love for all things Scottish and for Scotland itself.  So I was thrilled to find out that Pixar’s next movie (due late June 2012) is a Scottish tale. The necessary goose-bump-inducing trailer that had me tapping my fingertips together gleefully, rather like Mr. Burns in The Simpsons: I’m just […]

The Push

The push to write is back, with a vengeance.  I am surprised at how strong the yearning is, really, as it’s been quite a while since I’ve wanted to write seriously, and often.  This all started very slowly, perhaps two years ago, with the first spark of inspiration about my current story project (the “Scottish […]

Back in Scotland

It’s going to happen, tonight.  I’m going back to Scotland, mid-18th century.  Back into the world of the Outlander series.  I’ve downloaded the second novel, Dragonfly in Amber, and will be starting it shortly, as soon as my iPod has finished charging. I must admit, I’m nervous.  Alright, mildly terrified.  I’ve peeked a little at […]

Beyond the Sentimental Journey

An agonizingly wonderful and heart-wrenching one, more like. I’ve emerged, not yet a half-hour ago, from finishing “reading”, listening to the Outlander novel that I mentioned two blog posts ago.  I really buckled down with both the listening of the story and the knitting of the orange sock (see previous post).  Well, I couldn’t help […]