When Euripides Interrupts Wild Daydreams

I’m not sure what happens in other people’s heads, but I tend to overshare what happens in mine. It wasn’t long ago that the words, “Think BIG!” popped into my brain interrupting thoughts of blogging and book writing. Well, it happened again. While I washed dishes one morning, my mind wandered to thoughts about my... Continue Reading →

Traditional vs. Self-Publishing Blew Up Facebook

My Facebook page blew up with comments after I shared an article written for The Guardian by Ros Barber entitled, “For me traditional publishing means poverty, but self-publishing? No way.” Whoa! She believes that making a living as a writer is almost impossible when being traditionally published since authors receive such a low percentage on... Continue Reading →

NEWS From The Pike’s Peak Writer’s Conference

I attended my fourth writer's conference. Although they are similar in format, this one always stands out in friendliness and inclusivity. A positive energy source emanates throughout the Colorado Spring's Marriott. It must be built upon a special kind of bedrock. Agents, editors, and best-selling authors are willing to have conversations with people like me;... Continue Reading →

Hitting the Halfway Point

When I wrote my 25, 000th word for National Novel Writing Month, it reminded me of swimming through the Boulder Reservoir to touch the ice during the Polar Plunge on New Year’s Day. They’re both a sink or swim venture.  It got tough when I could barely touch the bottom. My legs and arms grew... Continue Reading →

Seven Ways to Thrill Me!

How long has it been since you read a real page-turner? A while? Yeah. Me too. I think that’s why I love watching thrillers. They are the ultimate in creating and sustaining suspense. Talk about tight writing. They race ahead with twisted turns in a world where you’re hooked into finding out what happens to... Continue Reading →

How My PC Almost Killed Me

It started out like any other ordinary day. I sipped coffee while checking email and social media. 9:00 AM - I opened Microsoft Word to get some real work accomplished. It surprised me that I'd left three documents open from the day before. A draft of my Boob Report and a travel post listed as Document... Continue Reading →

It’s All About Passion

My first banner seemed wild enough until summer arrived and the snow melted. This week marks my 2nd blogiversary. First of all, I think it's funny that bloggers are primarily writers and they can’t decide how to spell it. Is it with an i or an a? Google corrected it for me, so blogiversary it... Continue Reading →

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