Writing Exercise – New Americana

The other day I stumbled across a new-to-me artist. Halsey has been a part of the music scene for a while, but I somehow missed her. Weird considering how much her voice, her style, her lyrics, her everything appeal to me. After listening for a while, I realized I had heard one of her songs … Continue reading Writing Exercise – New Americana

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Writing Exercise – Must Be Crazy For Me

Music has the power to inspire all areas of our lives. For me, music can evoke an emotion, resurrect old memories, and inspire new stories. For today's writing exercise I'm looking at an old favorite, "Must Be Crazy for Me," by Melissa Etheridge. And to add an extra layer of fun to the experience, I'm … Continue reading Writing Exercise – Must Be Crazy For Me

For the love of “book people”

Some women love books. Some love to read them. Some love to write them. There are other women, I'm sure, who don't love either. But I try to pretend they don't exist because thinking about a world without words...well, that makes me far too sad. Anytime someone so much as hints at maybe, possibly mentioning … Continue reading For the love of “book people”

Three Shorts Make a Long…Sorta…

Last week, I shared what's been happening in my world in terms of the business of publishing. This week, I think it's time to talk about the writing part of my writerly life. Y'all may be wondering where my book release for 2015 is. Sadly, I don't have one. But I did write a few … Continue reading Three Shorts Make a Long…Sorta…