B for “buries”

It's a red letter day as Mary Lynne's Dream goes live and is available for purchase here. Prologue   Mary Lynne, they called her long before she lost her way. Some nights, when all is dark and deep, she hears her name carried on the wind: “Mary Lynne, Mary Lynne”. She buries her head under... Continue Reading →

A for Appalachians

A to Z challenge 2018 A sneak peek into The Before….is it a place or a time….is it all just a dream? ~excerpt from Marie’s Pledge: “Why have I never done this before? All my years of hiking and I’ve never explored the mountains closest to home.  Maybe it’s true we don’t get to know... Continue Reading →

Z is for Zoe Sharp

A blogger friend introduced me to Zoe Sharp five years ago. I went on to read her Charlie Fox series and thoroughly enjoyed them. Charlie is an interesting character in a high energy series of books. A couple of month's ago, same friend - thank you Judith - introduced me to a new character by... Continue Reading →

Y is for Yikes!

Yikes! I'm leaving on a trip to North America in FIVE days. (I keep telling people I'm pretty much directly south of Toronto. See?  I may be directionally challenged but I am right about this!  That felt good, because, ya know.....directionally challenged) YIKES, I'm leaving on a trip to North America in FIVE days.  I'm... Continue Reading →

X is for xiphisternum

To all my writer friends, you're welcome.  The next injury someone in one of your novels might incur could be to their xiphisternum! What is that, you ask? Well, I was going to make you look it up. But you have more important things to do. It is the lowermost segment of the sternum. Now, GET... Continue Reading →

V is for V.I.P.

Who is the most important person to a writer? A reader!  We write for you. Oh yes, we write because we have stories to tell, poems to share with the world, memoirs that need to be recorded for posterity and books on advice and suggestions.   But we write for YOU, the reader.  And once... Continue Reading →

U is for unabashed…

...as in the unabashed promotion of authors which I love to do. We are a great bunch of people. Smart, creative, imaginative, and we love words. Today I am, once again promoting friends. Author friends, because you know I do have friends who aren't writers! see that bunch up there? An amazing bunch I belong... Continue Reading →

T is for Bill Travis

Have you heard of Bill Travis? He is the creation of George Wier. That's a picture of George, not Bill. How do I know that? Well, not only was George the keynote speaker at the 2017 Cuenca International Writers Conference, but I had a chance to sit down with him and my friend Scarlett for... Continue Reading →

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