I’m really excited about the Wild at Heart Project the DSRA is pulling together to benefit the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. We have 22 short stories that will go into making two books, one adult and one young adult. These books will be sold as ebooks and print and all proceeds will go to the… Continue reading Wild At Heart Project
Thank you to all who submitted stories for consideration for the Wild At Heart Anthology for the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. We were looking for stories that were suitable for all audiences and left us with a positive feeling of hope for the future. Those selected focused primarily on large-animal rescue and/or the dangers of… Continue reading Wild at Heart Anthology Selections
For the past 2 weeks I’ve been stalled (some call this writer’s block, I prefer stall) on a book I’ve been writing. I’ve always been good at pushing through and getting it done and giving advice to others on how to get out of a stall, but this time it seems harder than before. I… Continue reading Stalled?
In case you didn’t know, I’ve been on the road for almost 4 weeks now. I know! It’s crazy and I’m a homebody and all that, but it’s been enlightening. here are a few things I’velearned about writing on the road: 1. Can’t be done when the road is so bumpy your Yorkie is flying… Continue reading Writing on the Road
One of the items on my bucket list is to visit the great state of Alaska. And I’m not talking about flying in and renting a car or paying for a tour bus. I’m talking about a motor home trip from Arkansas to Fairbanks and more. The trip will be around 8000 miles when it’s… Continue reading Getting ready to rock and roll!
I have a ton of writing on my plate this year and the only way I’m going to get it done is by setting goals and sticking to them. That’s right. I have to organize my life AROUND my writing in order to accomplish all the contracted work I have to finish by the end… Continue reading Goal-setting helps Get ‘er Done!
Being a writer can be a lonely job. For introverts, this isn’t a problem. For an extrovert like me…well, it can be lonely. Writers spend their days holed up in their offices, living the lives of their characters, learning about people that don’t really exist except in their own minds, finding love and acceptance, troubles… Continue reading Being a Writer