On Writing

The good, the bad and the ugly! This section is all about writing.


Inspirational recipes & some happenin’…

Hi all, I’m over at the Dark Side Downunder today as part of their Enchanted Orb series; a look at the inspiration behind DarkSiders’ tales. I’m sharing my recipe...
Brenda Novak’s Annual Auction for the Cure of Diabetes

Brenda Novak’s Annual Auction for the Cure…

Hi all, I have a friend with a daughter the same age as mine. My friend’s daughter lives with diabetes, so when I had the opportunity to participate in Brenda Novak’s...

Process, schmocess

Hi y’all, Last week was the first week back at school for the kids after the Easter school holidays. But to my dismay, instead of having more time on my hands, for some inexplicable...

Self-Published Stars of RT Book Reviews

Used to be that “self-publishing” stood for: TCTBPBAPP (Too Crap To Be Published By A Proper Publisher). There was a widespread and common perception that if you self-published...
There are awards, and then there are AWARDS!

There are awards, and then there are AWARDS!

In the writing world, it doesn’t get much better than receiving a certificate in the mail for placing in a writing contest… or so I thought until this morning when the courier...

The power of fan mail

You know what? This is probably gonna sound a little crazy, but I’ll share it anyway. I feel this all-powerful need to put words to paper–so much so that I feel like crap...

Lightning Rider: my favorite scene excerpt

How very remiss of me! *smacks hand* I’ve just realized I never posted an excerpt of Lightning Rider here on my blog. Of course you could have read a few chapters on Smashwords...
Author’s block interview & giveaways

Author’s block interview & giveaways

Hi all, Yes, yes. I know you already know all about me and my famous cat, but I thought you might like to know I’m over at Author’s Block for the next few days being reamed interviewed...