I don’t know why I find edits so draining. Writing is invigorating. I can go a full day of feverish typing and never feel tired, but when editing time comes, just an hour of work and it’s like someone siphoned off all my strength. Seriously. Shoot me now. This is the reason I edit as… Continue reading Exhausting Edits
What could be more fun than retreating from the responsibilities of everyday life to an incredible lodge in the Ozark Mountains with twelve friends, who just happen to be multi-talented, brilliant, comical women that all share a passion for writing? Humph? Well, I could think of a couple of things. 😉 I’ll keep them to… Continue reading Spring Retreat – Into The Mountains
When I talk about independent characters, I don’t mean character traits and writing them just so. Granted, a strong character is a goal, always, but that is an entirely separate issue for me. When I talk about independent characters, mean those people who supposedly are figments of my imagination, completely made and controlled by me,… Continue reading Those Independent Characters
The Diamonds had a very informal meeting this past month. We were few in number, but none the less enthusiastic. As you can see from the photos, most of us were in our St. Patty’s Day green. Some of us really went ALL out. Lynda and Margaret here have their green. Margaret even has her… Continue reading March 17 Meeting Update
I have a confession. I was the child that drove teachers crazy. I was the one with the math book open when we’d moved on to reading, the one who couldn’t answer the question because I never heard the teacher ask it, the one who was always staring out the window and lost in my… Continue reading Daydream Believer
The DSRA meets the third Saturday of every month at Thompson Library in Little Rock, Arkansas. Guests may visit up to three times before joining, and while we are a romance group, all genres are welcome. For more information about upcoming programs, visit our website at http://www.dsra-rwa.com. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ February Meeting: Social Media by Voirey Linger… Continue reading February Program: Branding Yourself
Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, but for me the celebration is today… when all that chocolate goes on sale. I don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. In fact, I usually consider it a bit of a hassle. It’s one of those dates that would always sneak up on me, then it was a mad dash to the store… Continue reading L’amour?