December IWSG: Holiday Writing and Book Shenanigans

Many thanks to the IWSG founder Alex J. Cavanaugh and the team of IWSG volunteers, as well as the IWSG blog hop team for December: Joylene Nowell Butler, Chemist Ken, Natalie Aguirre, Nancy Gideon, and Cathrina Constantine! HOLIDAYS and WRITING Holidays are the best time for me to read and to write stories that bring me joy. It would beContinue reading “December IWSG: Holiday Writing and Book Shenanigans”

Word and Story Hunter, a New Series of Posts on Writing

Word of the Week: Yen A yen is a strong desire, urge, or craving for something. I have a yen to discover the right word the first time I write a draft of my work, but the reality is I often find a beautiful word that fits and then reuse it multiple times in aContinue reading “Word and Story Hunter, a New Series of Posts on Writing”

NEW Advent Series

My faith is foundational in my life and work, all of my writing and all that I do. Yes, sometimes, I fall short. Often times, actually. I know God has called me to love Him and to love others like He loves each of us, like Jesus loves us. I fall way short of that.Continue reading “NEW Advent Series”

GIVING THANKS

Giving thanks invites reflection, rest, humor, and courage into our lives.  In the autumn, I fall into a reflective season of writing each year. Even as I participate in National Novel Writing Month, I find myself reflecting on my writing: what I write, how I write, why I write. I rejoice over the writing thatContinue reading “GIVING THANKS”

NEW AND UPCOMING EVENTS AND APPEARANCES!

WRITE IN THE HARBOR Class: Four Sentence Stories and Exercises to Boost Creativity Dates: November 4th and 5th in Gig Harbor, WA BBQ2U AUTHOR TABLE Gig Harbor December 5-11th Including the Greater Gig Harbor Book Flood on December 6th, from 4-7pm