Battle Lines

I bought the plane tickets last night for the writer’s retreat. In many ways, it’s a terrible waste of money, but I am trying to convince myself it is the final push I need to get Paladin ready to submit. I don’t know that I will ever be satisfied with it. As I’ve said, I…

The End

I posted a few weeks ago about those three little words. What I didn’t mention was those two little words…the end. Paladin was done basically, but I knew I had to go back and change some scenes and do a lot more fiddling. Plus, I simply had to get the word count down. It still…

The End

I posted a few weeks ago about those three little words. What I didn’t mention was those two little words…the end. Paladin was done basically, but I knew I had to go back and change some scenes and do a lot more fiddling. Plus, I simply had to get the word count down. It still…

Cody’s Birthday

Today is Cody’s birthday. I’m trying to figure out a painless way to scan and post some pictures. Cody was my little redhead. Red hair, freckle-faced and the most beautiful big green eyes. My sister-in law Mary always called him her Huckleberry Finn. She was down visiting from Alaska one year and got out a…

Let Go and Let God

I don’t often venture into the realm of politics or religion on the blog, but I’m going to break my rule today. As most of you know, I’ve been going through a divorce for the past eighteen months. It’s been, to say the least, bizarre. I had planned on moving to Oklahoma nearer my middle…

Queryfail

You may have noticed I haven’t posted much lately. Yes, it’s been hectic. However, I am making up for all my neglect in one fell swoop with Queryfail. Apparently, there are a lot of writers out there who really are in the dark. Will said this sandstorm made 3:00 pm look like night. We writers…