Heads up, Writers! The Conflict Thesaurus Is Here

It's always fun when there's good news to share, and today is one of those days. You may know Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi, the authors of The Emotion Thesaurus. I'm a big believer in the helpfulness of their books, so I joined their Street Team for The Conflict Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Obstacles, … Continue reading Heads up, Writers! The Conflict Thesaurus Is Here

The Year in Review #ThursdayThoughts

Hey, everyone. Today is the last day of 2020. If you’re like most people there aren’t many words more welcomed than those. This has been a trying year in more ways than one. It was what I expected to be a great year. 2020 had a nice ring to it. We were twenty years into … Continue reading The Year in Review #ThursdayThoughts

House of Sorrow Playlist #WIP Wednesday

Hey, everyone. It's been ages since I've done a WIP Wednesday post. The past few weeks, I turned my focus from Cold Dark Night toward finishing the short story prequel. Originally titled Woman in Black, it has a new name, House of Sorrow. As is often the case, the story took me in a slightly … Continue reading House of Sorrow Playlist #WIP Wednesday

Unwind ~ Fiction in a Flash Challenge @pursoot #IARTG #ASMSG #WritingCommunity

Hey, everyone. Once again, I'm participating in Soooz's weekly flash fiction prompt. Each week she shares a photo and invites writers to participate by writing a fiction or non-fiction piece not exceeding 750 words. For more information on how to participate, visit Soooz by clicking here. And now, here is this week's prompt and my … Continue reading Unwind ~ Fiction in a Flash Challenge @pursoot #IARTG #ASMSG #WritingCommunity

The Key ~ Fiction in a Flash Challenge @pursoot #IARTG #ASMSG #WritingCommunity

Hey, everyone. I’m excited to once again take part in Soooz Burke’s Fiction in a Flash Challenge. The rules are simple. Write a flash fiction or non-fiction piece based on the photo prompt with a maximum of 750 words. If you’d like to participate, click here to visit Soooz’s blog. And now, here is this … Continue reading The Key ~ Fiction in a Flash Challenge @pursoot #IARTG #ASMSG #WritingCommunity

Blogging and Writing

Hey, everyone. Here we are on the last day of June. The year is half gone, and I can’t say I’m sorry. Like many people, I’m ready to put 2020 to rest. I was on vacation last week, or rather “staycation.” We didn’t even do a day trip, but I enjoyed relaxing at home. It’s … Continue reading Blogging and Writing

Suddenly it Was June

Hey everyone. Today’s post is short and sweet. I realized it’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted here. How quickly time flies. One day it was early March. Spring was just around the corner, bringing longer days and the promise of warmer weather. Then COVID struck, and the world went crazy. I fully intended … Continue reading Suddenly it Was June

Totally Random #ThursdayThoughts

Some days, you need a challenge. Okay, maybe not the kind I had at work, but nonetheless, a challenge. After I spent almost the entire day troubleshooting a problem due to a software upgrade, I needed to prove I could learn something new. For months (maybe a year) I'd put off learning the new WordPress … Continue reading Totally Random #ThursdayThoughts