Did You Survive NANO? #writing #nano

So did you do it? Were you crazy enough to let NANO suck you under and spit you out thirty days later? *looks out and notes the pale skin, sunken wild eyes, electric shock hairstyles and shakes head* Oh you poor, well intention souls. I’ve been there, done that, and this year may not have […]

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READ AND REVIEW: Twisted Fairytales of Cassandra Gannon #review #newreads #twistedfairytales

What’s that old saying? Every story has already been told? Maybe, if you’re thinking in generalities, but writers don’t think that way. Yeah, we know stories follow certain rules: boys meets girl and falls in love, prophesied hero/heroine saves the world, good triumphs over bad, yada yada. But we’re great believers that rules are basically […]

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It’s All In The Music #writing #passions

Every writer has more than one passion. Just looking around my group of lovelies, I have one awesome writer who takes great joy in showing off her beautiful Saluki darlings, another loves creating culinary delights (and then quality testing them), still another finds solace in sketching images, another indulges in discovering new places and people, […]

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Your Character’s Why #writingtips

For those who’ve read my books you’ll probably notice I’m a character driven writer. (According to my critique partners, I’m also the queen of sub-plots, but that’s another post.) About 99.9% of the time when I’m playing around with a new story idea, I’m starting with a character, not the world or the plot, but […]

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RESDISCOVERING THE SPARK #writing

I recently took a break in-between writing projects for an epic family vacation. But the break wasn’t just because of the vacay, it was also because my ever-steady writing flame was sputtering, threatening to puff out in a gasp of smoke. Since my first book published in 2011, I’ve been blessed to get a total […]

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WELCOME BACK TO OUR REGULAR PROGRAMMING… #vacation

We have returned from our epic family adventure in the UK, only to find ourselves quickly sucked back into the hectic world of our everyday lives. We spent two weeks tromping through the cobble-stoned streets of Dublin, hopping the tubes of London, and meandering the wilds of Scotland, and it was GLORIOUS. I have tons […]

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