Just write!

I was recently in a discussion with other authors about the actual process of writing down that first draft.  This isn't the one where you've made any edits, it's the raw, unfiltered story.  It's a little like drawing at this stage.  There are circles, squares, lines, and none of it makes a lot of sense …

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When fantasy and reality collide.

I was heartbroken to see this news article yesterday morning.  (Multiple Women Have Been Drugged in Downtown Albuquerque)  Heartbroken and horrified for the women who underwent the experience of simply being out and getting drugged.  The women in the article didn't mention being aware of sexual assault, but even if they weren't attacked, the question …

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From Disaster to Dreams

I checked Facebook this morning to find the "memory" they presented me was about one of the most horrible days of my life. It was two years ago. My life has changed so dramatically since then, it's almost too much to take in. Two years ago, I went to my car and opened the door. …

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About That Dedication

I included the following dedication in Escaping Paradise. For my Grandmother, who always believed, and Piers Anthony, who told a young woman she had the talent to pursue her dreams. Growing up, my Grandmother was the one who always encouraged me to write, and who shared what she knew about writing so that mine improved.  …

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