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
Hey, readers. Most of you know I've been a regular contributor at the writing blog Story Empire for a few years. Today we have a special announcement. I hope you'll take a moment to stop by and read our good news. Just click here to read the post. In the meantime, here's a little hint:
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!
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
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)
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
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
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