Extraordinary stories can come from an ordinary, routine event. I was playing with my Wii Fit machine, a weekly morning routine for me, when it occurred to me that the Wii Fit instructor’s mouth wasn’t in synchronization with what he was saying…
DON’T OVERTHINK IT. Just write, and let your thoughts flow. You can go back and edit later. The best dialogue is natural, not forced.
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I love this collection of poetry by Heather Grace Stewart. The poems, which vary in length and form, touch so many emotions. I laughed at the humour in “Honey-Do List” and enjoyed the number of poems based on social networking; I was moved by the poignancy…
This weekend, WordPress informed me that my blog is now nine years old. I look back over the years, and realize that I owe so much to this blog, this space, this WordPress, and to you readers. I remember the day I decided to start a blog. A friend I’d met on one of the… Continue reading Celebrating Nine Blogging Years!
I’m happy to be back home with one of my best furry feline friends, Sam, 171/2. This photo was taken late last night after a long day flying home. My arms are sore 😉 Today, I’ve been writing down my main goals for the year, and at this point, I have some (potentially?) bad news.… Continue reading Home Again, Naturally.
People often ask me how I got published, and how they, too, can get their first book written and published. I get this question a lot now. I suppose with five poetry books, three novels, a few children’s books and a screenplay under my belt, I may seem like someone who knows what they’re doing,… Continue reading A Million Little Paths
I wanted to mention to those of you who aren’t FB or Instagram users, and so wouldn’t have seen this: starting today two of my novels are on sale. The Ticket is just $2.99 on Kindle until Friday night, and my first novel, Strangely, Incredibly Good, is going for just $10 as a paperback book… Continue reading Big Book Deals!