Tag Archives: Michael Connelly

Finding the “just right” character name

I don’t have a magic potion for selecting a character name. Sometimes the name just arrives. Other times, it’s a hard search. I may have to give the character a temporary name for a while as I push ahead in … Continue reading

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Books, Moods, and Locations

For years, I read one book at a time. I didn’t start the next book until the current book was finished.┬áSometimes during that process, I’d forget where I left the book du jour and have to go on a search … Continue reading

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Music – As Inspiration

In my journey as a writer, I sometimes have been led into a poem or short story through a work of art or sculpture or a piece of photography. But I can’t think of a time when a ┬áspecific piece … Continue reading

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