It's true . . . I'm a duck. Most people think I glide through life with barely a ripple but what's happening beneath that glass-like surface is a fury of paddling feet. And that's definitely been the case since January 1st. I claimed 2019 as MY year of reinvention months ago and I'll be darned … Continue reading I’m A Duck
Deb has a great way of finding the hidden stories in the places she visits and the people she sees, don’t you think? Writers get asked a lot where we get our ideas and we usually tell them, “Everywhere!” But how do we get to the point where we can see those hints of stories? … Continue reading Story Molecules – Guest Blog by Ellen Behrens of Ellenbooks
I don't know why I expect plans to go as scheduled. It hasn't happened in so long. Sometimes I feel like I'm playing Ping Pong with life and there's so much English on the ball, I can't possibly return the serve. Yet I lunge and give it my best shot. Our plans to explore Albuquerque, … Continue reading Another Curve Ball . . .DUCK!
There's an elite group . . . and I don't say that lightly . . . of authors who manage to balance life on the road with writing. I was honored when Ellen Behrens, an outstanding author and fellow RVer, asked to interview me for her blog. Please click the link below and stop by … Continue reading Interview at Ellenbooks
I'm back from a year of working hard on many projects. Unfortunately, none of them were writing related. I intend to make up for that this year. We started 2017 with a bang by heading to California to visit my husband's cousins whom he hasn't seen in fifty-plus years. I've been working on his genealogy … Continue reading 2017 Was A Disaster
This shorty is based on "Crazy Woman Camp", an abandoned campsite I discovered while hiking in southern Arizona. It's also featured in my collection "Road Tales", available in print and ebook at Amazon. The Lore: Crazy Woman Camp, Why, AZ In the far reaches of southern Arizona, just above Organ Pipe National Monument, lies the … Continue reading FISH BAIT – Short Story Series Continued