I received a notification a bit ago from Goodreads – and it has done MUCH to bolster my confidence. Anyone who knows me, knows THAT is a tall order. Those of us who write for small presses or indie publish tend to forget that the New York Times Bestselling authors and the USA Today Bestselling … More Looking back, Reading Troll reviews, and feeling a kinship I never expected with an author whose league I am nowhere near!
WHOO HOO! I have officially gotten in on the ground floor this time! It feels so good to be here for once in my life. And YES! I am taking sides. I LOVE IT!!!! LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! Haters are gonna have their say, but those of us who love it will too. First a … More Really… it’s not what you think – and it’s not what they say…
As I sit here pondering just what to write in my next review, I think back to the books I’ve read in the past. As much as I would LOVE to tell you that I was a dewy-eyed teenager mooning over Edward Cullen, I must admit that I was nearly past my twenties before … More Apparently you don’t need “talent”.
– You can not write simply to get the ending you “like”. It doesn’t work that way. A writer will be the first one to tell you that they write the story but they don’t always get to dictate where the story goes. A story often has a mind of it’s own and you … More Hard Lessons learned about Writing and Life
Why can’t we just be who God made us! I hear it/see it every day. Someone says it . . . Someone writes an article about it . . . Someone tweets about it . . . Someone blogs about it . . . Writers have to develop a thicker skin. WHY? Is it really … More Could telling writers to “get thicker skin” be responsible for the decline in GREAT writing?