Join my newsletter for freebies and info on upcoming books, classes, appearances, and discounts.Join Now!
banner image

Wonder Woman

When I was a kid, Wonder Woman was my favorite superhero (still is). I wasn’t a comic book reader, but I adored the live-action show with Lynda Carter, and my old vinyl record that had a couple of audio episodes. I marveled at how well she could run in that asinine costume, which by today’s

Why I read

If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. ~ Stephen King You can find amazing things between the covers—actual or virtual—of a book. I’ve been a book lover since I first sounded out the words detailing Spot the dog’s adventures. As

Inspiration for writing and life

Over the years, I’ve been collecting quotes that inspire me when I’m low, or need a reminder that it’s not supposed to be easy, or when I’m rooted in fear. I’m sharing some of them with you in hopes that one of them will inspire or help you when you need it. You can fix a bad

How to lose your muse in 10 days

1. Don’t write regularly. 2. See #1. Seriously, that’s it. In my experience, your muse doesn’t show up for work unless you do. All the other stuff about setting aside the time, figuring out your goals, avoiding distractions…those are just tactics for getting your body in front of the keyboard. To write regularly. Only you

Bubble brain

I think the human brain is fascinating. As a writer who wants plot ideas on demand, it can also be frustrating. Recently I read an article that said our brains don’t work as well under stress. (Duh, right?) We can’t force the ideas, they’re more likely to come when our conscious mind is occupied with