P. D. Wright

Wrighting Blog

End of Summer and Back to Blogging

| August 27, 2010

Well, it’s been a long hiatus, which I feel a little justified in since I don’t have a  following (and no, mom, you don’t count).  Interesting things have been happening in my life this summer, though.  To share a little: I went to a writing workshop hosted by THE Orson Scott Card (no, before anyone [...]

Picking Your Novels

| May 23, 2010

I was talking (perhaps ” grumbling” is more accurate) to töff (from FSFW) about the short story I’ve been trying to write.  The story is The Betrayal of Mihangel and my problem is the more of the story I try to write the more obvious it is that it was never meant to BE a [...]

Recommended Reads and my first Contest!

| May 3, 2010

So, Elana Johnson has started a list of recommended reads, and I immediately asked if I could take part!  It’s a great idea, a bunch of writers writing about books that they admire.  I decided to recommend an author who I think is brilliant and hilarious all at once, Terry Pratchett. If you have never [...]

Skipping the beginning

| April 29, 2010

The last several months I’ve been under definite pressure to start this blog.  I resisted for a while, but my friends (writers C. Michael Fontes and R. Garrett Wilson) were insistent and here I am.  Blogging.  Honestly, it’s a little harder than I imagined.  Usually when I sit down to write, the words start flowing.  [...]