Month: April 2019

  • The Lost Is Found!

    I thought I’d lost a story when my house was broken into two years ago. They not only took the computer, but they took the thumb drives in it as well. The stories were on the thumb drives. It’s a good thing I print out my stories, especially my short stories, for editing. In the process of looking for something… Continue reading "The Lost Is Found!"

  • Trauma Bear Pattern Completed

    I’ve finally finished all the photos for the Trauma Bear pattern and it’s posted on under C. A. Lloyd designs. Now I get to go back to work on Book 5. <sigh> I’m not sure where I’m going to go with it. I need to think about it some more, maybe read the 24 pages I have already done.

  • New Forum

    I’ve got a new forum for posts and chat. It’s at You need to register to get to it, but registration and basic membership are free. I’ve been hanging out there since 2000, so you know it’s going to be a stable platform and it’s got all manner of forums that you can visit. I’m looking to start regular… Continue reading "New Forum"

  • Show And Tell – When do you use what?

    There are any number of English teachers (and other writing types) that will tell you you have to show your character in a story rather than telling about your character. That’s a crock, in my opinion. Showing has its uses, yes, but telling has a use, too. Take, for example, a Twitter-friend of mine. She wanted to know how to… Continue reading "Show And Tell – When do you use what?"