Jayne Cobb vs. Capt. Tightpants

My son, Will, gave me the Firefly series set and then let me watch Serenity on his Netflix. Yeah, I know, I’m behind the times. However, needless to say, I was smitten. I’m so irritated they cut the series. I can’t imagine a network being that clueless about what they had. Anyway, someone has created […]

Page A Day Challenge

Weronika Janczuk sent out a challenge to write a page a day from May 15 to June 15 and I’m going to participate with The Briar Rose. So, let’s see how much I can get done in a month. Migraines get thee behind me.

A Taste of Texas

As you all know, Nashville has been ravaged by flooding, which has created the worst disaster in that area since the Civil War. This is one of the most beautiful, historic cities in our nation. There have been no headlines of looting, rioting or violence, just people helping people. Now is our chance to help. […]

Descriptions That Bring Your World To Life

Lovely descriptions in novels make my mouth water. Having said that, pages and pages of nothing but awesome descriptions make me start flipping pages to get to the action. Below I’ve posted some descriptions I find particularly intriguing. A black shadow dropped down into the circle. It was Bagheera the Black Panther, inky black all […]

What Are Your Writing Boundaries?

Someone mentioned in a writer’s chat not long ago that a writer should stretch themselves beyond what they are comfortable with. Write things they don’t like and make them feel uneasy. I thought about that for a while. It might expand someone’s horizon and open their eyes to something they love even more than what […]

New Beginnings for Old Stories

FAR RIDER is done. This is probably the time I should go back and read through it again, but it’s already on submission and I’m sure that would just drive the agent who has the full nuts if I start changing a bunch of stuff around. Will’s been trying to rescue DANCING HORSES off the […]

Southwest Ham and Cheese Rollups

I’ve been trying to update my website and part of it is a recipe section. Here is one I really like for a different sandwich or appetizer at home or for a party. Southwest Ham and Cheese Rollups This is a recipe that’s great for an appetizer or “sandwiches” of a different type. 2 8 […]