Something to Consider

| July 31, 2013

The power of the judicious edit. While I was at RWA’s national meeting, I spoke with someone who was pretty upset by another author who had said she couldn’t read a book without editing. I wasn’t so put off with that because I’ve worked as an editor and writer since about two years after I […]


| July 30, 2013

I live in a small town. I live in the woods, in a neighborhood with only a few houses that are not very close to each other. My husband and I have always been magnets for bad neighbors. We had neighbors who used to dump their garbage in our yard. We asked them not to. […]

Back to Work!

| July 29, 2013

Lots of stuff going on! At the last minute, almost, I decided to go to RWA National, where over a thousand romance writers meet to discuss craft and business. I don’t always go, but it was near my home, and I couldn’t pass it up! Highlights! Getting to see friends I don’t often meet: Kimberly […]

Happy 4th of July!

| July 4, 2013

The first 4th I remember, I was perched on the side of a hill, which is probably just a soft rise on the beach, near the old pier at Tybee Island, the one that used to drift out to sea pretty much every year. My parents, talking softly behind me. My little brother, holding my […]

Randomly Tuesday

| July 2, 2013

Time for a post of random thoughts! My head is a barometer. If I weren’t fixated on weather forecasts, I’d know a storm is coming because my sinuses tell me so. (A random tangent here. My father’s nose was some sort of genetic masterpiece of dominance. My brothers and I sport it. So do my […]