A Life long-lived makes us Wise Old Owls

Stephen King once said that to be a good writer one must write a lot and read a lot. I’d...

We could learn a thing or two from feral cats

We could learn a thing or two from feral cats

It seems that a lot of news articles and blog posts start out with the phrase, “In these times of...

Creating an author’s platform feels a lot like raising children.

Creating an author’s platform feels a lot like raising children.

When I became a new mother way back in my twenties—which now seems like a lifetime ago, because it was—I...

Perfection Takes Practice, And Sometimes a Team

Dribble, pass, shoot, score!! Yay!! Betcha’ can’t tell where I spent the weekend? That’s right—in a gymnasium watching my granddaughter’s...

Does everyone hear voices in their heads, or is it just me?

I’m a Gemini, born under the sign of the twins. I sometimes wonder if that’s why I hear a constant...

Go ahead, tell me I can’t, then get the hell out of my way!

Do you know one of the things a writer really needs if she’s truly being honest about wanting to be...

Put on your Big-Girl Panties and go to work!

Sometimes life is hard and we don’t always get what we want. But if our desire for that something is...

Too afraid to go for it, even if it might be good for you?

That seems like a no-brainer. Why not go after what’s good for you? Hmm…is it because…wait for it….it’s different or...

Swimming in the deep end of the pool

Remember when we were young and didn’t know how to swim yet? We walked around the concrete perimeter of the...

Releasing my Gold Fish into a Sea of Sharks!

Launching my writing career feels a little like that. No, to be completely honest, it feels a lot like that. ...