Bruce Byfield visiting at Guest Blog - page 7

Wonderful to have Bruce Byfield commenting on my webpage. His opinions give us a rare combination of thoughtful and lively. Byfield is a well known blogger and writer in the world of software and open access information.His own blog appears at:  https://brucebyfield.wordpress.com

While his blogs are often controversial, I find I agree with most of what he says. He’d be delighted if someone wrote him and disagreed.

 

 

 

 

From the nest

From the nest

It does seems as though I have been sitting in a nest at the top of a tree, isolated from the world, but I’ve been writing–responding to editors for the most part. I have two nonfiction books coming out this spring Writing for Children and Young Adults (3d…

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This week’s writing

This week’s writing

  This is the view I had from my bedroom window this morning. It was too nice a day to stay inside in spite of the cold.  The writing is going well. The third in the Dr. MacNab Mystery Series is moving along. No one…

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And so to work

And so to work

I am trying to work on four books one after another. So far I’ve managed to give focused attention to each, but it requires a stringent timetable. I do allow time for recreation. This weekend I joined my usual crew in what seems to be…

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Crimewriters of Canada at Word

Crimewriters of Canada at Word

Derek Carew (The Killer Trail) and I at the booth in Vancouver’s Word celebration  Sept 27th. Many interested people stopped to talk about their own writing and crime writing in general. We had a great time.  

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New Ideas from Adam Pertman

New Ideas from Adam Pertman

I attended the North American Conference on Adoptable Children in Lost Angeles and met fascinating people, learning many new ideas. A vision of family put forth by Adam Pertman was particularly inspiring as he talked about permanency and successful parenting encompassing the many ways we…

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