The Writing Life

…a literary journey

A Spark Ignites: A New Novel & Finding My Writer’s Voice

I stumbled upon my writer’s voice this week. You may assume that if one is a writer, then they must certainly know what their voice is. That couldn’t be further from … Continue reading

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Shout out to the Scribblers!

I have to give a shout out to my new writing group, Scribblers of Brevard, for their kind welcome. I officially joined this group recently after visiting just a couple of … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Flash Fiction: Take Cover

Take Cover is a 250 word story I just wrote for an upcoming writer’s group challenge. The only stipulations were to use the word storm and to write no more than … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Right Side of Things

Just an update on all things in my world of words… What I’m reading: I continue to alternate going down the list of Pulitzer Prize winners and something from my … Continue reading

June 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Waiting Game

It’s been three weeks since I sent out my first five agent queries for Oldsters. After hitting send on those emails, I’ve put that process out of my mind for now. … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sleeping Among the Sea Grapes

In my move this week (amazing how less expensive it is to live riverside rather than beachside), I ran across a book that reminded me that being a writer is … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

A writer’s toolbox: How sharp are your interviewing skills?

Good interviewing skills are as important to a writer as bacon is to anyone following my new favorite recipe for chocolate chip maple bacon cookies – in another word, ESSENTIAL! … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · Leave a comment