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Just Keep Writing, Writing, Writing

November is halfway over, which means WriMos have a couple more weeks to “win” the contest by completing their novel.  While I’m no longer on track to win the competition, I have pecked 9,107 words into my computer, which is much more than I had when I started.  That, in and of itself, is a […]

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If You Could Live a Nursery Rhyme, Which One Would It Be?

“Can you look up how far it is to the next gas station?” my mom asked.  “Colonel Mustard could use a few more gallons, and I could use some caffeine.”  I pecked at the screen of the GPS. “The closest one is in 23 miles,” I said.  “Want me to drive?” “No, I’m okay, but […]

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Let Me Introduce You to Sara St. John

As promised, here is an excerpt from the very beginning of my novel, Out of Bounds.  Let me know what you think in the comments section below! My name is Sara St. John and my life ended seven years ago.  It wasn’t a death of flesh and bone, but of the heart and spirit, and […]

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NaNoWriMo

Ironically, sane people anticipate October 31st so they can dress themselves up in craziness.  For one night, they can be anyone they want to be.  Which is why last year I transformed myself into Katniss Everdeen, the Girl on Fire (and, as a loyal member of Team Peeta, I somehow convinced my husband to don […]

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