Love and loss is anything but simple, unless you’re a witch… Continue reading Love, Loss, and a Witch
Learn more about the book, Girl on Fire, and the kick-booty author who wrote it! Continue reading Interview With the Author of Girl on Fire
Learn all about how the Great Lakes Book Bash Conference is somewhere you need to be! Continue reading Great Lakes Book Bash 2017 & Its Hidden Gems
I’m dreaming again with fantasy in my heart. What about you? Continue reading Fantasy in My Heart
Don’t let your fear get in the way of chasing that improbable story that others might not recognize as good! Continue reading Chase That Improbable Story
How a little California dreaming and a non-fiction award inspired me to return to fiction writing… Continue reading California Dreaming
For some reason, as I sit by my window, watching the world around me thaw out from another Midwestern winter, I can’t help but feel like a naked tree. It’s true that I purposely asked my mother for a random topic to blog about since my website is dangerously close to surpassing even a stagnate state. But even so, when she threw the not-so-creative “leafless … Continue reading Naked Trees & Spring Cleaning
Yes, I’m talking to YOU. Calm down. Just breathe. To clarify, I did not win the Powerball. (I know, I know – how disappointing. Now, just imagine how I feel!) Did I get you, though? Yeah, I totally did. However, when I said lottery, I meant the writing lottery. What’s that, you ask? Well, to be perfectly honest, I just made it up. Though, I’m sure, … Continue reading I Won the Lottery!
“I’m as tall as the sky!” That’s what my three-year-old nephew told me while I was watching him over the holidays. And, for some reason, the phrase has really stuck with me ever since. I’ve even gone as far as starting to develop the bones of a short story just so I can use that line for some dialogue! I don’t know why that line … Continue reading As Tall as the Sky!
Well, in true procrastinator fashion, I haven’t written pretty much anything in a long while. Surprising, I know. I think we’ve all been there and done that and, more annoyingly, read a bazillion hiatus blog posts about that very same issue. Suffice it to say, I picked up this book called Book in a Month. You guessed it – it’s about how to write a … Continue reading BIAM: Day One