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
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
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 […]
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.