Lucky Seven-Tied to a Dream

Here are the rules: 1. Go to page 77 of your current MS2. Go to line 73. Copy down the next 7 lines – sentences or paragraphs – and post them as they’re written. No cheating.4. Tag 7 authors5. Let them know    ”What does your family think about you riding bucking horses?” Frannie asked. … [Read more…]

Bringing in the New Year with Words of Hope

     As the clock ticks past the first minute of the first day of January, we begin celebrating the arrival of 2012, looking forward to a year of peace and harmony and finishing the darn book.       Last year seemed to bring disaster in many ways, to many people around the world. It also brought … [Read more…]

Giving Thanks

Its the end of November already and I’m mentally still in July. Where did the time go? That’s a universal question and I’ve yet to find an answer. As I thought about this, I realized that by making it a policy to celebrate each holiday, I’m marking the passing of the year and having fun. … [Read more…]

Tsunami Blue-review

I recently returned from the Emerald City Writer’s Conference in Seattle, Washington, my first. If I could, I’d already be signed up for next year. All of the attendees received a super abundance of books. Free books. All kinds of books. I made the decision to read my way through them and possibly find some … [Read more…]

Our Stories, Our Way

“If we don’t tell our stories, they will be told by people who do not understand them at all.”  Teresa Jordan We all have stories worth telling and as the old saying goes, if you want it done right, do it yourself.That is why I started writing. Like most writers, I have stories that are … [Read more…]