My 2022 Writing Goals

Hey, everyone. We’re already well into 2022, so this is a good time to list my writing goals for this year. I’ll also tell you a bit about the projects I’m working on this year. A Book of Shorts (working title) is a collection of thirteen short stories. I’ve shared a couple of excerpts in … Continue reading My 2022 Writing Goals

2021 Wrap Up

I survived a week of Snowmaggedon... Published two books... Completed five years as a contributing author for Story Empire... Read sixty-five books... and published one hundred thirty-four blog posts. Connected with old friends and made new ones along the way. I wish everyone a Merry Christmas... and a Happy New Year. See you in 2022!

Thank You, John Denver

Inspiration for my stories comes from many different places. Sometimes it’s an observation made in a crowded restaurant. It may be from a photo prompt or from a family story. Other times, ideas just pop in my head. But often, it’s songs from favorite groups or singers. John Denver’s music inspired some of my early … Continue reading Thank You, John Denver

All The Leaves are Brown (Thanksgiving and Writing)

Does the title of this post sound familiar? Those of you who remember the Mamas and Papas song, “California Dreaming” will recognize it as part of the lyrics. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in America. In many ways, it’s my favorite holiday of the year. Not just for the turkey and dressing (or stuffing depending on … Continue reading All The Leaves are Brown (Thanksgiving and Writing)

On The Road with @MarciaMeara

Hey, everyone. November is turning out to be a busy month for me. Today, I'm excited to be a guest on Marcia Meara's blog, The Right Stuff, for her feature called, "Ten Things You May Not Know About Me." Marcia is a good friend who is very supportive of other writers. She's also a talented … Continue reading On The Road with @MarciaMeara

On the Road with Voice of Indie @FreshInkGroup

Hey, everyone. I have an exciting announcement to make. I'm honored to be tonight's guest on the Voice of Indie Podcast hosted by Beem Weeks and Stephen Geez. https://www.blogtalkradio.com/voiceofindie1/2021/11/04/voice-of-indie-episode-066 Fresh Ink Group is dedicated to promoting Indie Authors. The podcast will go live tonight at 8:00 Eastern, 7:00 Central. If you have a chance, I'd … Continue reading On the Road with Voice of Indie @FreshInkGroup

Coming Home #WIPWednesday

Hey, everyone. Autumn is in full swing, and it’s my favorite time of the year. Of all the seasons, I think this one is the one that seems to bring about the most change—the cooler temperatures, changing leaves, and migrating birds. While we haven’t yet had “frost on the pumpkin” in Texas, it’s only a … Continue reading Coming Home #WIPWednesday