Writing Seminar

Last week, I workshopped my middle grade underwater fantasy novel through William Bernhardt’s Level 3 Intensive Writing Seminar. What a great week it was. We focused on our book endings, reviewed each others’s work and […]

Skiing Catastrophe

Well, I have to apologize that I’ve neglected blogging for so long. I tore out my ACL and meniscus (apparently essential knee structures) over the Christmas holidays and have been trying to keep up with […]

Autumn fun…life dreams

Family and friends sharing the joys of autumn. While helping some friends move, our kids found these wonderful piles of leaves and jumped right in. I love how they live life so fully. They worked […]

Excellent Writing Tool

This week I’ve been up to my ears studying Mary Kole’s new book, “Writing Irresistible Kidlit.” This book provides tons of guidance and brainstorming exercises for middle grade and young adult novelists. In my opinion, […]

Monsters of the Deep–Grimfosse

           A bald, long-faced grimfosse whisked by the mages, its black eyes glittering. It clutched a violin, playing madly. A smaller one with oodles of frondlike green hair, fiddled beside it. Kailey reached […]