The long road

I've been blessed in life to have wound up living in Southwest Virginia, an emerald land with lots of mountains and hiking trails. The Appalachian Trail goes right by my city, continuing north and south, connecting acres of national and state forests one to the other. Thru-hikers pass through every spring and summer, going from... Continue Reading →

The Writing Iceberg

I follow a group on Facebook called The Writer's Circle. Recently they posted this lovely graphic. It's a good start at what it is to be a writer, but it's not all-encompassing. This week, my primary contributions to my writing career have included: blogging, networking, reviewing a contract, offering critique on a voice file, and... Continue Reading →

Books as rocket fuel

I'm going to indulge in what might be a terrible metaphor. It's about books. Not the ones I write, but the ones I read. And I read a lot of books. I read for a lot of reasons. First of all, I enjoy it. My favorite books to read for fun involve plucky young heroines... Continue Reading →

Spring into summer: a recap

The end of April has passed me by, leaving us solidly in May, the last month of spring. Life has been amazingly busy. First, I submitted several short stories to different magazines throughout April. I'm very excited to hear back from them, as I know they are some of my best work in that category... Continue Reading →

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