French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Logan may not like to cook, but I sure do! My main character in the Logan McKenna Mystery series is famous for assembling vs cooking, but we do have one thing in common, we love to eat! I used to only order this soup out at restaurants, but during the Covid shutdown I...

I AM THANKFUL FOR everyone from my editor and designer to you, the readers, who keep Logan’s adventures coming! Taking a break to enjoy family, friends, and of course, the Thanksgiving Feast! Hope you are doing the same. Back at my writing desk next week!...
Writing in the Clutch of COVID…

Writing in the Clutch of COVID…

There is much to say about 2020, but for this post, I’m going to ask readers how they want us, as authors, to write COVID into our stories set in this year? Do you want total realism, realism with a bit of blur when it comes to shut downs, masks, and scary death...
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...
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,...
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...