2020 Here We Are

Welcome back to everyone who may have been away during the holidays or who may have just taken a break from social media. I trust your holiday was just right for you. Low-key is a good adjective to describe mine. We went to the movies, church, socialized with friends, and spoke to family on theContinue reading “2020 Here We Are”

Sometimes life is like a puppy’s dilemma.

Sometimes life is like a puppy’s dilemma. I use that phrase with a touch of humor this week. A lot happened. My good friend and author, Nick Johns agreed to read and provide feedback for Death at Ashford Castle. This is the second time Nick will spin through all 70, 000 words. He’s detail orientedContinue reading “Sometimes life is like a puppy’s dilemma.”

There’s a New Character in Town

I’m late in posting this week due to other commitments. I’m a member of a local Sisters in Crime Chapter and we had our monthly meeting today. Ruth Owen, an award winning romance author, was the guest speaker. She did a wonderful job of explaining what to do when developing characters. She also provided aContinue reading “There’s a New Character in Town”

What are you doing for the next hour?

“The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.” William Wordsworth That poem “The World is Too Much With Us” has been a favorite of mine since high school. I’ve muttered those first two lines to myself many times throughout my life. Always wondering if I’mContinue reading “What are you doing for the next hour?”

Rainy Days

“But peace and quiet were the last things we were to have.” Narrator in “The Moving Finger” Raining here today in Florida-one of those peace and quiet days. It’s the kind of day I like because we’ll be indoors so there’s lots of time for writing. I’m working on the synopsis for Death at AshfordContinue reading “Rainy Days”