10 Blogs to Visit Today

10 Blogs to Visit Today Every Wednesday (well, most Wednesdays), I try to take a few minutes to promote other writers and bloggers through my Wednesday Writer series. Here are ten blog posts I enjoyed recently.   Click on the title to visit the blog. 1. Sneak Peek: Opening scene from Scotch Mist: a Dottie […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 5

Hello, dear readers. Here is the next chapter in my science fiction WIP. Please enjoy and share your comments at the end. Note: Remember this is a first draft and completely unedited. Thanks for your understanding and for being part of this journey. Chapter 5 I had lost Paul as an ally but I was […]

7 Reasons to Never Give Up

7 Reasons to Never Give Up There are many ways to be taught a life lesson. Often the best teacher is also the most painful. Trials, struggles and adversities can teach a great deal if we can survive them. The key is to never give up. Quotes are important to me. I love to write […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 4

Paradise WIP – Chapter 4 I felt the ground rumble beneath me but I was so tired I didn’t want to open my eyes. Then the ground rumbled again, more violently. “Roman, we’ve got to move, now!” It was a woman’s voice. I couldn’t identify it but I knew it was familiar. “In a minute,” […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 3

Chapter 3 I had noticed it my first night. After I had woken that morning I felt like I had slept for years. When it got dark and everyone had wondered off to their own sleeping quarters, I had sat in my window just looking outside. Not long after all was quiet it had started […]

Tale of a New Blogger – Part 3

Tale of a New Blogger – Part 3 Tale of a New Blogger tells the true story of a blogger experience. This series shares the real stats, triumphs and epic fails experienced along the way. It doesn’t seem possible that it can be time for March Madness already. Bring on the excitement! It feels like […]

6 Blogs to Brighten Your Wednesday

6 Blogs to Brighten Your Wednesday For today’s Wednesday Writer Spotlight, I have a hodgepodge of great posts from other blogs. Please forgive me that this is a little less organized than I would prefer. Life seems to be getting away from me the last few weeks. So even though I started this post two […]

Paradise – Chapter 2

Paradise is the working title of my current science fiction work in progress. Each Tuesday I will be posted new, first draft chapters. Click this line to start with chapter 1. Chapter 2 I didn’t keep to my solitude after that. When the meal bells rang I obediently found my way to one of the […]

Why We Should Share Books

Helping others is important. You know that. Writers are one group that we can all help. Many of their new followers and readers come from the recommendations of others. A lot of work goes into writing, giving each of us the responsibility to share books with others. Book sales, especially on online sites like Amazon, […]

4 Ways to Beat Procrastination – With Frogs

4 Ways to Beat Procrastination – With Frogs Have you had your frog this morning? That probably sounds a little insane, unless, of course, you are someone who likes to have frogs for breakfast. Hey, it’s possible. Maybe. Let’s try another question. Are you buried in to-dos today? If you are a blogger, writer, mom, […]