August 28, 2019

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” 

― Dr. Seuss

Well, technically it isn’t over, over. It is, however, the end of a long road.  The road of incubation, both inside and out, coddling, hiding in a closet the first night home from the hospital because...

August 9, 2019

For those of you about to enter #PitchWars, and for writers not used to working collaboratively yet, here is a post about Critique Partners. 

You'll find them referred to as #CP on Twitter. You can search #CPMatch hashtags or the like to find them. You'll also find them...

August 6, 2019

Hello everyone! I'm one of your Co-Hosts for #HFChitChat. 


I'm a practicing lawyer and have been a professional writer all of my career, and turned to novel writing several years ago. A few manuscripts later (with more on the way), I have an agent/high hopes of public...

July 2, 2019

Let’s talk Dialogue, from an actor's point of view.

We all know its importance. Writers are judged by their dialogue. Put another way, readers judge books by it. Editors and agents judge manuscripts by it. Get it wrong and you’re doomed. Get it right and you are believa...

June 27, 2019

I AM HOUSTON is a work based on fact but purely of my imagination. I was surprised at the number of real persons I could actually learn about who existed in Sam Houston's early life, particularly his Cherokee Tribe.  So this fictionalized story is very diverse. We keep...

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