Just Wondering

While writing this book, I had to dig deep to try and picture living in a situation where you have access to…not much.  Food for instance.  In the Stamper’s situation, other than what they could grow, hunt, and kill or scavenge, this was the only


It’s been a while since I wrote a post about…writing. The truth is, writers are never not writing, ya know?  Even when I’m not telling you I’m writing – I am. Lately I’ve been working on a new project, and I’ve hit the halfway mark. 


9
Feb

Spring Melt

The spring robins are here already.  They filled my yard yesterday morning, their burnt orange chests fat and plump.  There must have been at least forty, maybe fifty – it was hard to tell because as soon as I moved, they took off for the


Over the holidays it got so busy I believe there were several times my brain and body disconnected.  Matter of fact, I know they did.  It was like I was on some sort of mental auto-pilot more than once. One of those moments happened when


…in with the new, as the old saying goes. Yesterday I took the tree and decorations down.  Some will think, but what about the Twelve Days of Christmas leading up to the Feast of Epiphany?  A twelve days of Christmas celebration never took place in


18
Nov

Book Stalker

Folks, I’m in the throes of making some minor revisions on BITTERSWEET and wrangling holiday decorations.  When I’m not doing that, I’m trolling the ‘net, stalking my book, trying to figure out how it’s doing.  Time for some tongue in cheek, debut writer shenanigans, I


And here we are…can you believe it?  It’s the finale of First Sentence Friday, and let me just say, this one’s a doozy! CHAPTER TWENTY EIGHT I bet a year seems like an awfully long time when you’re sitting in jail. We are now three


This wasn’t an easy post to write.  I’ve sat on it for days, thinking about it, and wondering if I should write about this topic at all.  It’s likely (probably) premature for me to even think the way I am, but I’ve said before and


There’s this online place I visit, sometimes once a day, sometimes more – which is likely too much for my own writing good.  This online place is agent Janet Reid‘s blog.  I found her several years ago when I “entered” my serious writing stage.  Sometime


Okay, ya’ll.  I’m sorry for making this harder than I expected.  What was I thinking???  No winners, but thank you for making me laugh with some of your guesses. I could drag this on just to see what you come up with next, but I


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