Just. Watch. Me.
In recent weeks I've had the pleasure of meeting and connecting with several new authors. It's been so exciting—and eye-opening—to see how other writers approach some of the challenges I experience in my own writing—like capturing music in words on the page. For this...read more
A man I don’t know said hello to me today. We passed in a doorway—him on the way out, me on the way in. And it wasn’t just your garden variety “hi,” either. He caught my eye and actually said “Hi, good morning,” with a warm smile. It was sweet. And very unexpected....read more
How could the farmer's wife do it? I mean, I'm not a huge fan of mice either, but did she really have to cut off their tails with a carving knife?! Was there really a need for that? Believe it or not, my husband and I have this debate periodically. Maybe if she'd...read more
I recently saw the film “I, Tonya,” about the rather sordid life and times of former pro figure skater, Tonya Harding. It was a time when skating was all about grace and fluidity; femininity above athleticism. Nancy Kerrigan had that package all tied up with a big...read more
New year. New website. New blog. New me. That’s a whole lotta newness going on, right? Yeah, well, sometimes it just happens that way. I mean, 2017 was a very eventful year ... my first two traditionally-published novels, Solo and Blame it on the Bet were released...read more
To the best of my knowledge, no one ever accused Dr. Seuss of being, well...a Grinch...after he wrote How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Nor, do I believe anyone called J.K. Rowling a soul-sucking lord of darkness and destruction because she created the character of...read more