Happy Winter Solstice!

Today is the shortest of the year! Enjoy it while it lasts. More importantly, I hope the night and darkness give you time to reflect and enjoy those closest to you. What matter most and how close are you holding it when we are cold and huddled? To that end, Rock...

Where’s the next …everything?

Lately I’ve been working to make Olivia’s life better while torturing her in the faerie world. She’s a tough girl, she can take it. Summer is here, so I’m moving a little slower, but I’m getting out and generally a healthier person for...

Picasso Parable

 I’m not a best seller, I’m not repped by an agent. I’m just a person learning the art of writing for an audience. People love to give advice to aspiring authors. Advice-givers are everywhere, on every website, coming from established writers and those compiling what...

Finding the right fit

I was asked to guest post on  Alison Strachan‘s blog, Writing My Truth. The topic was critique groups, finding the right fit. If you’re interested in joining a group, there are many excellent books on how to edit and the most advantageous way to interact...

The Great Gaiman

Wouldn’t he blush to read that? But he said something that I have felt for a few months now, and he said it long before I articulated the thought. Neil Gaiman said: “Writers groups can be good and they can be bad. Depends on the people in them, and what...