So You Want to Be A Writer (Part II)

Are you reading? It doesn't matter what you're reading, just read. It can be the newspaper, blogs, books, lots and lots of books. I read mostly historical romance books, but I do step outside of my box every now and then to read other things like Sherlock Holmes and autobiographies. I also like to read… Continue reading So You Want to Be A Writer (Part II)


So You Want to Be A Writer (Part I)

I'm asked all the time how to get started writing. Most recently I sent an email out to a special young girl who is aspiring to be a writer this last week and I thought I'd share parts of it here with you. Writing isn't an easy career and it's not one to do if… Continue reading So You Want to Be A Writer (Part I)


Too busy? How do you think they feel?

A few years ago I was a membership chair for a large writer's group. One of the questions on the membership renewal form was are you interested in volunteering? If so, how? Once I received an answer that gave me pause, and then I became offended, then down right angry. I realize know that the… Continue reading Too busy? How do you think they feel?

Book Review

Doctor to the Rescue by Cheryl Wyatt (Review)

Combat doctor Ian Shupe returns home from overseas with his most important mission: to raise his little girl. But Ian's a single dad, and working at Eagle Point's trauma center means having to find child care. When bighearted, struggling lodge owner Bri Landis offers babysitting in exchange for construction work, Ian accepts. He vows to… Continue reading Doctor to the Rescue by Cheryl Wyatt (Review)

Book Review

Claiming Mariah by Pam Hillman

In light of her father’s death, Mariah Malone sends a letter that will forever alter the lives of her family. When Slade Donovan, strong willed and eager for vengeance, shows up on her front porch, Mariah is not ready to hear his truths: her father’s farm, the only home she’s ever known, was bought with… Continue reading Claiming Mariah by Pam Hillman

Writing, Writing Prompts & Thoughts & Ideas....Oh My

January 4th (And now for something different)

I have yet to spend my hour writing and if I'm to be honest with you, I'm really tempted to go to bed. BUT my file is open and I will work for at least one hour because I am committed. I wanted to share a post I read just now by John Brewer. It's… Continue reading January 4th (And now for something different)


January 3rd

Well, I worked on my manuscript for one hour today. That is two days in a row. I made it through one chapter and added four hundred thirty-nine words. Seems slow, but as I've said before progress forward is a good thing. I got excited when I did a little more research on historical sutures.… Continue reading January 3rd

Faith, Ramblings, Writing

January 2nd

On Writing A few of my writer friends decided they wanted to do a NaNoWriMo sort of thing in January. We could work on something we already started on or start something new. I'm opting for revising what I started for Nano and then finishing up the word count I need to finish the book.… Continue reading January 2nd

Faith, Family, Writing


So everyone seems to be talking about their goals for the new year. It's hard not to when it's one of the biggest events to roll around each year. This event tends to cause people to look backward at all they've accomplished and to look forward at what they long to achieve. Every year, at… Continue reading 2013