Pencils, bad days and getting over yourself

Life can be difficult. It is the nature of our human existence, the penalty of emotions. There are times we want to give in to them and not in a good way, and then there are times where we draw strength, shrug, and continue. Finding ways to combat our feelings is important and we all […]

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The September Chilling with Books Corner and Author Spotlight on Bekah Berge

I love Indie Authors. They are such a supportive community, and it is support that helps us to survive the frustrations and too often testing life of a writer. They work hard not only at their craft but at all the things that publishing involves. Sometimes those things are harder than putting pen to paper. […]

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Education never ends and so it shouldn’t

Over the last six months I have been hard at work not only on my second novel Unexpected Passion from my Unexpected Love series, but also on my first book, Unexpected Obsession. Since the release of the novel, I have learned so much about writing that I had to go back and do some work […]

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Quotes from David Ogilvy, practicality, and life

“Instead of making do we make new.” Barbara Strickland Blogging means I get to look at different things and write about them. It is a restful change from  trying to write a novel, I did say trying. Seriously, blogging helps reset my head. Losing yourself in the world of fiction both as a writer and […]

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August Chilling with Books Corner 2021 and Author Spotlight – McKenna Dean and Jillian Webster

These days my reading time is limited. I have a lot of writing to catch up and a few projects I’d like to attempt. Currently I have been hard at work doing a major overhaul of my first novel including a new cover. With luck I will have it done soon so I can work […]

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Nature – angel or demon, and the haibun storyteller

When Nature has something to say, she does not hesitate as we well know. There is no-one or nothing crueller. Then again, there is no-one or nothing more beautiful in the comeback. If it sounds like I think of Nature as a person, I do. As a child, I grew up on stories of the […]

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