Whenever a story presents itself, usually a main characterwalks onto the stage of my mind and begins to talk and behave and seem human enough. The character takes on some bodily form. They usually have a problem that they want to tell me about and I… View Post shared via WordPress.comRead More
Making a Human Character… about writing! Writing from the Couch with Susan WingateRead More
My cat tries not to notice my toe as I run it under the sheets and quilt. Her bodies twitches and then she flips upside down. She purrs a loud motor boat purr and keeps one claw dug deep into the quilt’s fabric. She’s pretending not to care.
PNut Budda, a fluffy long hair calico, is one of 12 cats living with us—me, Bob, Robert (our Westie) and Rocky (our old Cocker), and the 14 birds.Read More
Ever lost a pet? I have… Pnut Budda, the Miracle Cat Writing from the Couch with Susan WingateRead More
I remember a very very VERY mean writing teacher of mine once tell me, “One thing about writing, you can do it even when you’re sick. Shut up and write.”Read More
Sick and Tired… AND Writing Writing from the Couch with Susan WingateRead More
After watching, the first time, “Something’s Gotta Give,” I fell in love with the female lead, Erica Barry, played by Diane Keaton.
Erica writes plays and has become a Broadway phenom doing just that. Her success spills over into her daily life of writing in a gorgeous beach house in the Hamptons.Read More
Fantasizing About Erica Barry, the Playwright in the Movie “Something’s Gotta Give” Writing from the Couch with Susan WingateRead More
So, the most amazing publicist and the most hard-working publicist in the entire world, my publicist, Dorothy Thompson, emailed me today about yesterday’s blog post and said, “I don’t hate you at all. I love you!”Read More
As it Turns Out… My Book Publicist Actually LOVES Me! Dorothy Thompson will be handling my blog tour for SPIDER BRAINS: A LOVE STORY this July. She’s awesome. Writing from the Couch with Susan WingateRead More