For three terrifying days in 1958, the bride was the most famous child in America. From, Hot Shot by Susan Elizabeth Phillips


Characters on the brain

Today’s Daily Post topic hits close to my heart. Or more accurately my soul, which I believe hangs out in my brain. (And there’s a topic for another day). What character from a book can’t you stop thinking about? Answer: Lots of them. Having characters competing for attention inside my head is the reason I […]


Writing goals

I’m one of those people who likes to break my goals down into bite-sized pieces. When I think about writing a whole novel, I get overwhelmed. Eighty or ninety thousand words–or maybe more. Whoa! But a chapter or a scene. This I can imagine. Sitting and writing ten to twenty pages is something I’ve done […]