I have been working on Dancing With Dragons for several years now. I have also "wanted" to participate in NaNoWriMo every year since I started writing, but only last year was I able to commit to the daily word commitment (though I didn't stay up to date with the NaNoWriMo site). This year, I am committing to daily write not just more for Dancing With Dragons, which is nowhere near complete, but I am also working on my Christian fiction novel. So this year, my time will be s
You ever come across those images of perception regarding a particular career? What friends think I do? What my Mom thinks I do? What I actually do? Like this: Yeah... Even this is pretty far from the mark for me on most days. Take today, for example. I had planned to sit down and plug away on a Freelance project for a client, but our wires got crossed and I am unable to proceed as planned. (HINT - NEVER assume a fellow writer a) knows how to use technology or b) is a
When I was sitting at home in my office when I still lived in Texas, staring at a wooden plaque that my Great-grandfather had burned an image on, a spark ignited in my imagination. The plaque says: "Herr, lehr mich beten." This means, "Lord, teach me to pray." As a faith-driven woman, prayer drives me forward. Prayer offers me a connection to peace, sanity, hope, and contentment - all of which nurture my imagination. When I am at peace within myself, my imagination soars.
Since launching this page, I have been contacted by a couple sweet readers, who I sincerely hope become fans, with a question about my short stories. They wanted to know why my short stories are so varied and so short... What is the point? So - let me allow you a peek into my thought processes as a new author who is simply trying to gain readership. I have a novel in the works. It's broken. It's incomplete. It has huge gaping holes in its plot. It may have to be broken