F for Father

In Marie's Pledge, Marie struggles to come to terms with many things, not the least of which is her mother's death, long ago: Then, of course, comes the question of how dare I? How dare I be so selfish, so self-centered that my mother’s death was all about me? What about her? Maybe she was... 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 →

Short short story 2

“Fuck you and the horse you rode in on.” As Julie slammed her apartment door behind her, she was stunned that those words had flown out of her mouth.  Then she laughed.  It was about time she started to respond to the crap that was being dished out with some good old anger. For three... 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 →

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 →

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