Featured List & Ice Cream: There is no Such Thing as Calories

Ugh, I won’t share the temperatures because most people would just laugh, but it’s ridiculously hot here. It’s my own fault for living in a place so temperate that even small variations seem extreme. But heat added to good news means celebrating with ice cream. Yes, good news again. This has been a fantastic year … Continue reading Featured List & Ice Cream: There is no Such Thing as Calories

It’s Not Porn

So I’ve been sidetracked from my conference prep by what I lovingly call my ‘porn’ notebook. No, don’t get excited. It’s not porn. Well, unless you like me thought of emotionally exploitative pointless words. Whenever I start drafting a novel I sit down with my ‘porn’ notebook and write scenes. At least fifty percent of … Continue reading It’s Not Porn

The Know-it-all, the Skimmer, the Ego-stroker, the Drama Queen and the Sparrow Fart

“That’s not how I do it,” I would whine. “Well, how you’re doing it isn’t working,” my mother/father/brother/ husband responds “But it does work…it worked before. I don’t know what’s wrong now.” I’ve had the preceding argument so many times in my life that both my loved ones and I have it memorized. Taking advice … Continue reading The Know-it-all, the Skimmer, the Ego-stroker, the Drama Queen and the Sparrow Fart

Kiki

Another week gone past. The sun is out, the grass is mowed and I spent hours staring up at our pine trees. Staring, thinking and writing but also reading. Does anyone else have those books they just read over and over… and over. Well I do, I think I’ve read some as many as a … Continue reading Kiki