Work in Progress Update and The Day

I just love this! At the risk of playing the girl who cried wolf I'm taking a moment to update my millions of adoring fans...uh, wait...I mean, the few people who've stumbled across my little blog... to the status of my current work in progress. I'm now in excess of 15,000 words on what I... Continue Reading →

Quick update

Hi everybody! 😀 I'd planned to wrap up Visitor to Blue Lake: A Jazz and Slade Story by the 28th of February. In a perfect world, that is...which this world is most obviously not, I would have met my deadline. Needless to say, I did not! But, I did get closer. In fact I know I've... Continue Reading →


Memory is a funny least in my experience. I'll remember odd bits and pieces about things like my ex-husband's social security number, but I'll forget passwords to websites that I should remember. Weird, huh? My husband can remember his grade school locker combination, names of kids he went to school with in Kindergarten for... Continue Reading →

One of Those Writing Days

Instead of wrapping up the story neatly in a few paragraphs where one of my characters explains what they have discovered to the other to resolve the story problem (yawn) I realized that... I need more conflict. Lots of it, actually. Right now I'm thinking a complete rewrite of some of it isn't out of... Continue Reading →


I'm really particular about meeting deadlines. At least deadlines for work that I'm doing for others. But unfortunately, I seem to discount deadlines I set for myself. Any idea why that might be? (Calling all therapists, psychologists and the like...including the armchair variety! 😛 ) With deadlines I do for other people I'm typically getting... Continue Reading →

What Works for Me

In terms of writing fiction, what works for me NOW may not be the same a few years from now. Or maybe it will be...who knows? Learning I've been listening to podcasts, webinars, email video mini-courses, etc. all designed to help me with my writing (both in craft and in business) but the one thing... Continue Reading →

Weekend Whizzed…

By...that's what I was going to say! The weekend flew by, like two kids chasing a runaway kite. Friday was was a good day, work completed for the week, ready to take care of miscellaneous errands, etc. and then the next thing I know, it's Sunday night, time for me to get some sleep... Continue Reading →

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