Dear Reader, I am always open to receiving creative ideas for a new story, or a new character from the world around me. I try to keep my mind open to possibilities. I'm not always successful, but I try. I like to go in search of people and places that I know will bring me a little spark. You've … Continue reading Summertime
Dear Reader, This weekend is a holiday here in the U.S., President's day is celebrated on Monday and most offices are closed. I am grateful for the extra time to work on my books. But, I also am helping the husband with small projects around the house. He is remodeling the closets and at times … Continue reading Long Weekends and Home Projects
Dear Reader, We all have our favorite writing tools, places or may be even a favorite process. For me, I live on my laptop. I do to have a desktop computer. I do everything on my laptop. I do use the appropriate precautions by using cloud services and backing up my work to an external … Continue reading Deadlines, Anxiety and being Flexible
Dear Reader, Its a new year, time for new beginnings, new goals. We all make them. But, rather than the typical lose weight, go to the gym, or other such stereotypical health related promises that surely would be broken by now. I have confined my resolutions to my authorship. So far, I have exceeded my … Continue reading The Producers
Dear Reader, It has been a wonderfully productive day. With some time before my day job, my lunch break and this evening I have written 3,273 into my next book. So I am on a roll. I editing my first draft of a book this weekend. That is now in the hands of my darling … Continue reading Next!