Chilling Corner in May

So many good books and so little time. Read more or write? This is my constant battle. The presentation of a story and the effort to make it different within the chosen genre, is a challenge. The author is also responsible for making the book entertaining, and  thought-provoking. All this must be accomplished with the […]

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Birthing

Too often the things we want turn out to be more complicated, more confusing and even overwhelming than what we imagined. Don’t you love the way poetry can let us express so many thoughts when this happens. The ideas can appear convoluted, hidden in twisted turns of the language for it is the beauty of the […]

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Connection, the real secret is empathy

Have you ever wondered what creates a reader, a committed reader of fiction?  What qualities would a book have to offer to attract this reader? As an author we need to have some sort of insight because a reader is what it’s all about as soon as we dare put pen to paper.  I ponder […]

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