Category Archives: Writing Life

On being a writer

Monday After

This is meme is also appropriate for my mental state after being at the RWA National Conference for a week. I kept telling myself to get focused yesterday and do things like sort through the stuff I dumped in my … Continue reading

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Fly-away Monday

This is my last post for awhile. I considered pre-loading some posts for this week but I sort of ran out of time because I’m not the most organized person in the world. And I hit a hot streak on … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: The Time of Their Lives

As I’m sure everyone is pretty much aware, there is an EPIC lip sync challenge going on. Police Departments. Fire Departments. Sheriff Offices. It was a Texas sheriff who started the challenge in fact. Now, as y’all are aware, I’m … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Character Arc

One of the first things a fiction writer needs to understand is the journey a character makes from the beginning of his or her story to the end. We here in the trenches call that the character arc. Interesting stories … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Don’t Gamble Your Life Away

It’s time to take a chance, place your bets, and, if you’re like the hero of my upcoming book, UNDER AN ASSASSIN’S MOON, time to lay down your cards when we spin the wheel and play with #1lineWed’s theme of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treats: Quick Skillet Burrito

Once a month, my family meets at our favorite Mexican restaurant for a Saturday lunch. Mexican and/or Tex-Mex is a staple around here. Sometimes, that once a month trip isn’t enough so when I discovered this recipe I was all…YAYAYAYAY! … Continue reading

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Dog Day Monday

It’s hot. Not as hot as some places but add our humidity in with the temperature and it’s like walking out into a steam bath. If I had curly hair, it would be totally frizzed. Since my hair is bone … Continue reading

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