My Writing Buddy

I have a writing buddy. Actually, I have two.  Mrs. C is the writing buddy that is actually beneficial.  My other writing buddy . . . not so much. My other writing buddy… Continue reading

My Writing: Weeping Willow

In my ‘Breaking Down Categories‘ post, I mentioned the three main stories I have been working on for some time (and am supposed to be currently working on >_<, in between preparing for… Continue reading

Book Review: Firebird Trilogy by Kathy Tyers

The Power of a Dream – Sunday Devotional

Genesis 37:5-11 And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brethren: and they hated him yet the more.  And he said unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I… Continue reading

My Blogroll: Who I Read & Why, Pt 1

I updated my blogroll last night.  It was long overdue. I feel like I have so many treasures on there, though, that I’m going to occasionally devote a post just to my blogroll,… Continue reading

Lonely Words: Unread Books on My Shelf

I have an addiction. I am addicted to the written word; so much so, that even when I have a stack of books 5 or 6 high next to my bed to read,… Continue reading

Movie Review: Beastly

I hardly ever see movies when they are new in the theater.  Exceptions to this are any/all Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies – the only one I didn’t see in the… Continue reading

Naming – Sunday Devotional

Genesis 1:1, 3-5 (KJV) Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be called Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee. And God said… Continue reading

July Camp NaNo: Eaten Alive

The July edition of Camp NaNoWriMo was complete and utter chaos for me. I barely broke 16,000 words.  Of course, that is 16,000 more words than I had before, and I do have… Continue reading

Anatomy of a Short Story

Book Review: Restless Spirits by Jean Marie Bauhaus

One of my Wrimo’s has published a book!  (For new readers, I am a Municipal Liaison for National Novel Writing Month.  I have fondly dubbed my November-insanity buddies my ‘Wrimo’s’.)  Back on topic,… Continue reading

Creation – Sunday Devotional

I am not going to preach or discuss much religious doctrine on this blog. It will be completely impossible for me to ignore that aspect of my life here because, being first a… Continue reading

Love, Dreams, and Reality

It has been an interesting, but good, week. My husband got the job we’ve been praying for the last two years. We weren’t praying for a specific job, but rather for an entry-level… Continue reading

A Strong Case for Self-Publishing

This might be one of the strongest cases I have seen for fantasy/sci-fi authors to self publish. The Best (Worst) Fantasy & Science Fiction Book Covers You will laugh.  And cry. We fantasy… Continue reading

What Songs Haunt You?

Have you ever watched a movie and there’s been a sound on the soundtrack that just sticks with you?  Or been listening to say, Pandora, and found a song that goes along perfectly… Continue reading

Imploding Brains

As I *cough* may have mentioned in another post, Mrs. C and I talk a lot.  I am posting this today because it made us laugh, and because writing and reading are very,… Continue reading

Camp NaNo Adventures: Got Lost Hiking

I have been writing.  It’s just not enough.  For some reason, I have been positively exhausted the last week and a half.  Anytime I try to write, I end up dozing off.  There… Continue reading

Ozark Creative Writers Conference

About a month ago, my friend Mrs. C (of The Nanowrimo Quest) texted me that she had found a writing conference that was affordable with our budgets.  We both are married, and our… Continue reading

Camp NaNo and Other News . . .

The long-awaited Camp NaNoWriMo has arrived!  It started on July 1st, and this month is beta month.  August will have all the bells and whistles, we’re told.  Cabin’s aren’t functional yet (I can’t… Continue reading

Stuck in a rut on the way to Camp NaNo

Ever had a week where it’s been almost impossible to write, no matter how hard you try? It’s not that you don’t want to write, it’s just that things keep coming up that… Continue reading

Just a little update . . .

I really meant to post last week.  Oh well, life happens, you know?  This will just be a quick update, it’s already past my bedtime! I haven’t posted at all this week so… Continue reading