Embrace the Moments

I’m looking at a cloudless beautiful blue sky and sunshine. I’d like to reach out and capture the beauty to savor on rainy and snowy days. Pictures just don’t do justice to the images our eyes behold. In the garden, … Continue reading

It's All Downhill From Here

Yesterday, while doing my treadmill writing, I realized I’m only 100 pages from reaching the end of my current manuscript (based on editorial requirements). My heart did a happy tap dance because all the necessary pieces for the plot twists … Continue reading

When the Rubber Meets the Treadmill

This past week I’ve been working hard on maintaining a writing goal of five pages per day. I don’t usually set these kinds of goals, because if I don’t reach them, I get discouraged. Usually, my goals are to write … Continue reading

Music and Writing–It's All About "Hearing"

I love reading. What excitement fills young readers when they can point to a word and actually read it. Children learn to speak before learning to read. Our ears and our tongues are uniquely tuned to each other. We hear, … Continue reading

Slooooooow Writing

I’ve decided there is no way around my┬ábeing a Dean Koontz kind of writer. Dean edits as he writes. He never leaves a page until he is certain it is exactly the way he wants it. Likewise, I find myself … Continue reading