Warm and Hearty Potato Soup

Warm and Hearty Potato Soup

ALTHOUGH TODAY IS SUNNY, we had almost a month of rain here and it’s cold outside! Time for soup! This is a tried and true recipe I pull out every winter to warm the tummy and the soul. It’s fueled many a writing session and can be made from ingredients I...
I Love What I Do!

I Love What I Do!

TODAY WAS ANOTHER JOYFUL DAY in my life as a writer! I spent the day with a violinist who shared her love of music, her instrument and many of the ins and outs of being a musician and how individual and unique each musician is. Some compose, some play, some struggle,...
Writing for a Living

Writing for a Living

YES, YOU CAN! I remember being gently nudged into what my parents thought of as ‘more practical’ careers vs going for the gold and becoming an author out of the starting gate. When I was a young woman, writing, dancing, painting, etc were seen as hobbies,...
ManyBooks Author of the Day Interview

ManyBooks Author of the Day Interview

I was pleased to be selected as ManyBooks Author of the Day. Had a great time talking with Naomi Bolton for the interview. Here’s a copy of our conversation. I don’t know about other authors, but I don’t often reflect on how we do what we do or how...
Books on Writing

Books on Writing

TIME TO JUMPSTART YOUR WRITING ENGINE? I dug into my bookshelves—physical and electronic—and have some titles for you! Some are classics which I hope you have already discovered, but are well worth dipping into again. A couple are new ones that I plan on reading...