Ditch the to-do list

Ditch the to-do list

When I had time in college – after I’d completed my homework – I read books that intrigued me, like The Phantom Toll Booth. I was a word nerd – still am – so the book delighted me. I read it again and again. It was motivation to...
It’s no mystery why I love mysteries

It’s no mystery why I love mysteries

https://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com Come one, come all! Let’s write – This month’s question: What do you consider the best characteristics of your favorite genre?  Bada-bing, bada boom, this is a simple question for me. All I hadda do was...
The Real World Settings of Books

The Real World Settings of Books

https://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com Welcome! You’ve arrived at the blog of PJ Colando, a member of the Insecure Writers Support Group, which is the brainchild of Alex Cavanaugh, an esteemed sci-fi writer and film critic. Here’s his page, an...
Conjunction  Function – Let’s Start

Conjunction Function – Let’s Start

A conjunction is a word used to connect two clauses or sentences. Sometimes I use “and” to begin a sentence… while it’s regarding regarded as improper writing, it’s how my mind works, connecting thoughts like dots in endless array. My...
Productive Procrastination

Productive Procrastination

Ah, spring cleaning! An annual ritual modeled by my mom. She’d wash the walls (!), launder the curtains and then hang them on the clothesline, and clear every cupboard in the house. Psst…I’ve never done any of those things because, as a working...