Me as a writer: 7 facts

I was challenged by Lynne Provost to write 7 facts about me as a writer. I’ve been interviewed about my historical fiction elsewhere, so I’m going back to my writing roots here: 1. I didn’t pen many stories when I was young – the ones I wrote down were required for school. But my imagination was my playground.…

Things I collect…

What obsess—er, collections do you have? I am quite purposeful in my collecting, though I don’t look to collect things with an aim to leave fabulous treasures or wealth to my heirs. (Sorry, kids.) I collect items that make me smile, bring back a memory. Things that can be used or played with. I have…

Sunrise & random thoughts…

We had a gorgeous sunrise on Sunday morning. I headed out the door to my usual weekend writing spot and was met with this sight. I pulled out my camera phone as quickly as possible – this photo doesn’t do it justice. The clouds were sharp & distinct,  illuminated by the sun’s golden rays, the…

Thursday’s Walk on the Blog Side…

In recognition of the big news about Disney buying Lucasfilm: And episode 7 coming in 2015?!?!??! Whoa. This is every kid’s, er middle-aged Star Wars fan’s dream come true. (Well, most of my friends anyway… )  I’ll admit my mouth dropped open when I saw the first link from one of my SW friends. This…

Thursday’s Walk on the blog side…

And we’re back in Cornwall this week for another incredible view. I know we’re supposed to be walking, but I could sit here and stare at this magnificent view forever. *sigh* BLOG HIGHLIGHTS Kristine Kathryn Rusch talks about the incredibly unbelievable world of traditional publishing and royalty statements. Writers who are “lucky” enough to go…

on inspiration…

Palm trees. Oaks dripping with Spanish moss. The Lady & Sons. Fried green tomatoes. Shelley’s cooking. Southern hospitality. I just returned from a short vacation in Savannah, Georgia. I would love to have stayed there to soak in the atmosphere. Be inspired by the look and feel of the place. It’s a perfect place for…