The Writing Moose

  • Damn Right

    As my editor and I are working on the book that will be my debut, we’re getting into the nitty gritty weeds. For example, do I want to spell out my numbers (three…

  • Fall Facts

    Why do we call it Fall? This time of year, the months between summer and winter, weren’t always called ‘Fall’. They were actually referred to as “Harvest” back in the olden days. (The…

  • Frozen Books

    Jólabókaflóð is an Icelandic word. It basically translates to “Christmas Book Flood.” Why are we talking about Christmas and Icelandic people in September? Because I was just made aware of this Christmas tradition!…

  • Learning to Preserve

    Every morning, I got out and sit on my patio with my coffee, journals, current book I’m reading, and computer. My whole world is contained in my fenced in space. I watch the…