• Book recs and mini interviews; and Writing, then & now

    Book recommendations & mini interviews Last month, I reviewed R.W.W. Greene‘s The Light Years – highly recommended. I had asked Rob where he got the initial idea for the book. His response: The short version is the shower. I’d just gotten home from a sci-fi convention, and I had a lot of thoughts whirling in […]

  • Guest posting on Layered Pages Writers Series

    Why do I write? What impact has writing had on my life? What advice would I give to new writers?  Stephanie Hopkins poses these questions to me today on Layered Pages. Join us! ><><><><><><><><><><><><

  • Rebecca’s advice to writers – giving it to us straight

    Thank you, Rebecca T. Dickson, for reminding me (and other writers) that writing is not all shiny and the writing life is not easy, but if you love it, you will endure. Rebecca’s post is from 2013, but the points she makes still hit home. I really had to laugh at these 3 because I am guilty! […]

  • Thursday Walks on the blog side…

    Hello world! We woke up to a couple of inches of snow this morning in Kansas and frigid – actually, winter – temperatures. What a concept!  I love the winter. Love snow. But when temperatures remain in the 60s-70s consistently from October through December, it’s hard to take that day they suddenly plummet to 5°F. […]