Author Archives: C.E. Grundler

Third time’s the charm…

C.E. Grundler It’s been that kind of week. Let’s see. I saw one crocus yesterday, many weeks late, pressing its way through the mud and melting snow, kicking off the start of MUD SEASON.  Yippee. Boat work – pending. Last Saturday the … Continue reading

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Wanted: Used Snark

C.E. Grundler I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve read Christine’s post from the other day, composing comments in my head that never reached the screen. Let’s start with a belated Happy Birthday, Christine, and I hope you had … Continue reading

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Fictionally speaking…

C.E. Grundler I’ve come to realize what I could use sometimes is a shirt that reads: DO NOT BE ALARMED This person is a WRITER. While they may spend a large percentage of their day hearing imaginary voices, they are … Continue reading

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They’re tracking me!

C.E. Grundler Yes, it sounds like something a certain paranoid character of mine might say, but the fact is I’m sitting here right now with a microchip implanted beneath my skin. It’s amazing to consider where technology has gone in … Continue reading

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Zero…

C.E. Grundler That was the air temperature this morning, not factoring in wind chill. Still, on the bright side, at least I’m not in Boston or thereabout. And it’s the energy level I’m currently operating at. I’d like to offer … Continue reading

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Life happens…

c.e. grundler This is one of those first paragraphs I’ve retyped a dozen times, each time trying to find an upbeat way to spin the fact that I’ve been having one of those craptastic weeks that life throws at us … Continue reading

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Dogs and Brains…

C.E. Grundler It’s funny when various seemingly unrelated events all mesh together in a unexpected way. It’s something we as writers strive to orchestrate in our fiction, and when reality manages to pull it off, it always comes a surprise … Continue reading

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Where to go???

This post is a bit late, mostly because I’ve been so wrapped up in my edits, I’d lost all track of time. It seems the Blizzard of the Century passed me right by, not that I’d notice either way. The … Continue reading

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Playlists and Writing…

C.E. Grundler I’ve got a strange and eclectic mix of music on my phone, but don’t look at me — it’s not all mine. Really, it isn’t! You see, I like to write with headphones on, blocking unwanted distractions and … Continue reading

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How do you to Carnegie Hall?

C.E. Grundler Conventional wisdom tells that it takes approximately 10,000 hours of practice to master something. The concept known as the 10,000 Hour Rule contends that success is a direct result of relentless practice. It doesn’t matter what the pursuit, … Continue reading

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