I have been a bit of a ghost lately but I sweat I have a good excuse! I actually finished draft one of my book Woman in Red. I clocked in with just under 82,000. My last month or so has been dedicated to finishing this up. So now what’s next? Well I am editing… Continue reading I Swear I Didn’t Fall Off the Face of The Earth!
To write well, you have to read everything. And by everything I truly mean everything, from shampoo labels to the greats. How can we know how we want to write if we don’t try to mimic those that have come before us? One of the best ways to find the greats is to choose the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Pulitzer Prize Winners
Today’s Top Ten Tuesday is the Top Ten Characters that you just didn’t like. Sometimes there is just one character,like a bad apple that spoils the whole book. These are the characters that, try as I might, I just couldn’t click with. Bella from Twilight. Never mind that the freaking sparkling vampires. Bella had every… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: It’s Not You, It’s me.
Today’s Feature and Follow Friday question is: Share a quote from the book you are currently reading. Right now, I am currently reading The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster. It’s a wonderfully fascinating book but the other day I highlighted a sentence I just fell in love with. Has anyone else fallen in love with… Continue reading Feature Follow Friday #5
If I had the opportunity to teach whatever literature class I wanted, it would Women’s Historical Fiction in relation to Women’s History. It’s the spoonful of sugar technique, a little bit of a story to get that thirst for history going. Outlander A number of historic topics can be covered, from the institutionalized abuse to… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: In Which I Design the Syllabus of my Dreams
This weeks question: If you could adopt any animal, mythological or otherwise, what would it be? This one is an easy no brainer: Dragons. Hands down, my favorite mythological creature of them all. Since I can’t have the winged kind, I will settle for my own wingless dragon Smaug (yes, named after that one) Another… Continue reading Feature and Follow Friday #4 in which I discuss my dream pets.
The Magician’s Lie The Amazing Arden is one of the most famous Illusionists in America. After a show in a little town in Iowa the body of her husband is found stuffed into the saw horse trick and the Amazing Arden is nowhere to be found. That is until Sheriff Virgil spots her in a… Continue reading Book Review: The Magician’s Lie