Story Molecules – Guest Blog by Ellen Behrens of Ellenbooks

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? […]

Another Curve Ball . . .DUCK!

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, […]

Interview at Ellenbooks

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 […]

2017 Was A Disaster

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 […]

FISH BAIT – Short Story Series Continued

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 […]

Short Story Series continues with Unmarked Graves

Time for another Short Story in my ongoing series. You can read more tales here. Or learn about additional myth and lore from my travels in Road Tales – Myth, Lore and Curiosities from America’s Back Roads. Enjoy! Old Mortimer Cemetery, Mortimer, NC The Lore: Mortimer, North Carolina was a thriving logging town in the early […]