Gracie wasn’t anything like the kids I usually deal with. Most kids that get dropped in my lap are seeking foster homes for terrible reasons. Abusive parents,… Read more “Gracie”
Look, I don’t brag a lot about my parenting skills. I’m a decent mom; the kids don’t miss meals, the do decent in school, and no one… Read more “Four Ways I Get My Kids To Love Reading”
Let’s assume you already agree with me when I say that writing good fantasy relies heavily on world building. I mean, would the Harry Potter series be… Read more “Fantasy is in the details”
It’s Throwback Thursday already!
This post could be sub titled, let me take a break from talking about writing to complain about something that pisses me off almost every day.… Read more “Women Hurting Women”
Everything I write starts with a character. There are other schools of thought, sure. Lots of writers start with a situation and work from there, and that’s… Read more “Writing Fantasy Characters We Aren’t Sick Of Seeing”
Shock Totem is a literary magazine, but right now they’re closed to submissions. Wait, why am I mentioning them then? Because they’re open to novel and novella… Read more “Market, Shock Totem”
Note: The deadline for this is March 30! It’s short notice, so I wanted to give you a heads up right away. I just had to tell… Read more “Legendary Stories, What went wrong?”
Throwback Thursday time!
My family always loved music. I remember, when I was a very little girl, Mamma would start singing whenever my sisters would fight. It always calmed them… Read more “Music”