My last Medium Post

I started posting to Medium almost exactly two years ago today when I post this entry. My intention was never to get rich, but to open up another revenue stream, as well as another path of discovery.

At first, I was moderately successful. I was making…

Dealing with Changed Plans

I turned sixty early in December.

The original plan, made back in 2019, was to travel to Bali, to be someplace warm, possibly on a beach, celebrating my big day.

Then 2020 happened. That plan, plus the plans to travel to Guatemala in spring of 2020…

Continuing Series on Story Structure

Pink rose on a child’s swing

NOTE: This is part of a series on story structure. I will be collecting them all up and putting them into a book once I’m finished, as part of my Business for Breakfast series.

Last but not least, there’s the classic story plot of tragedy…

More Writing Technique

People who are familiar with my first drafts might be perplexed that I would try to write something about information flow when it comes to fiction. I do not always get information flow correct. I frequently will write a description out of order, starting with the last…

Continuing Series on Story Structure

NOTE: This is part of a series on story structure. I will be collecting them all up and putting them into a book once I’m finished, as part of my Business for Breakfast series.

The classic comedy plot is not necessarily comedic, or funny. In…

Accepting Your Limits

NOTE: Okay, so most of the people who know me personally are giggling at that tagline about accepting your limits. It isn’t something that I’m known for. In fact, I generally am always railing against my boundaries and pushing as hard as I can. But I have…

Continuing Series on Story Structure

NOTE: This is part of a series on story structure. I will be collecting them all up and putting them into a book once I’m finished, as part of my Business for Breakfast series.

The rebirth story structure is sometimes listed as one of the…

Wiser Energy Management

Anyone who knows me in real life might use the word “stubborn” to describe me. Or possibly even “tough.” I have a dear friend with whom I went to a writing workshop, out on the Oregon Coast one spring. He still refers to the walk we took…

New measures for new times

Scale with question marks

A friend of mine recently posted on social media how she’d just had a melt-down at her husband. In the end, the causes of the melt-down were A) Pandemic Fatigue and B) Risk Assessment.

I’ve written about pandemic fatigue before. It’s real. I’m seeing it…

Leah

Leah Cutter sold her first short story back in 1997, and continues to write and sell both her fiction and non-fiction. She supports herself with her writing.

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