How writing a novel healed my heart

Steve’s been gone for almost three and a half years now.

The thought comes out of the blue, in the middle of revising a scene in my manuscript. I’ve had other losses since Steve; my aunt in February, my mother in March after years of watching her suffer.  It Continue reading How writing a novel healed my heart

A football girl’s dilemma

Hooray!! BEARS WIN!  BEARS WIN!

I am a football girl (a long-time, long-suffering but ever hopeful diehard Bears fan) who cheered last night’s win over the Jets on Monday Night Football. GO BEARS!

I am also a woman, a feminist even, horrified and disgusted by the Continue reading A football girl’s dilemma

WRITERS RULE – #10kByLaborDay

Right now I am in the middle of the Twitter write-fest started by authors Valerie Cole and Jodi Meadows called #10KByLaborDay. I am having fun! In the middle of revise-hell (and make no mistake, revising is 80% pain & 20% joy) I am actually having fun.

Because I am in the midst of revising my sucky manuscript so that it Continue reading WRITERS RULE – #10kByLaborDay

Midwestern town under siege

Wow.  I wanted my first post to be funny but events in Ferguson, MO dictate otherwise.

WTF.

Facts:

Michael Brown was killed by a police officer last Saturday evening. Continue reading Midwestern town under siege

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