Book Review: Daemons of Garaaga by Paul E. Cooley

The first draft of my work-in-progress (working title Oriana) is finished and I'm working away at the first edit. There's a lot of work to be done. I knew it was rough but as I'm reading through what I wrote, I'm seeing just how rough it is. Wow. I have so much work to do. … Continue reading Book Review: Daemons of Garaaga by Paul E. Cooley

Book Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

It has been a while since I last wrote a book review. I've gotten behind and that makes me annoyed with myself more than anything. But it's a new year and I'll endeavor to do better. I'm using a journal that takes after the idea of bullet journals. I like it a lot in place … Continue reading Book Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Free EBooks for Writers, Sat. Feb. 4

I dug deep into the freebies on Amazon to find some goodies for you today. I found a book about self publishing, a reference for researching, and one for grammar skills. I'm particularly happy to find the book on grammar and punctuation. I'm fairly good with my grammar but I'm always learning something new that … Continue reading Free EBooks for Writers, Sat. Feb. 4

The Photos

I just wanted to post a quick note about the photos that are now decorating my site. I'm using photos that my husband and I took while traveling. The header is a photo from the trail in Tallulah Gorge, GA. The photo for the "Outside Works" page is from western South Dakota. I think it … Continue reading The Photos

Free EBooks for Writers, Wed. Feb. 1

Happy Hump Day! This is an unusual day for me to be off from the day job so I wanted to take full advantage of the time. I found several freebies on Amazon today that I want to share. Also, I've started an email newsletter mailing list. In the future, I plan to transition to … Continue reading Free EBooks for Writers, Wed. Feb. 1

So Much To Do

My last post was at the start of the month. I didn't intend to go all the way the end without posting but that's exactly what happened. I do have some updates to share though. My friend's Kickstarter project fully funded and, after a series of back and forth communications, the short story I wrote … Continue reading So Much To Do

Happy New Year!

Like so many others, 2016 has felt like a very difficult year. That feeling fades away with the start of the new year. Though it might be a construction, January 1 really felt like a new start. At the very least, it's a marker for setting aside the past and moving forward. As the first … Continue reading Happy New Year!