Oceans

I’ve recently joined a group called Five Minute Friday (@5minutefriday), where we’re sent a one word writing prompt.The idea is to write for 5 minutes — little editing. It makes us write (and I definitely need that!). Today the prompt is “ocean”. So, here’s my pretty much unedited, stream-of-conciousness writing about “ocean.” […]

ACFW New Releases: June 2018

If you’re a reader, then check out these books releasing in this month from ACFW authors. June 2018 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website.   Contemporary Romance: The Sleuth’s Miscalculation by Kimberly Rose Johnson — Librarian Nancy Daley loves […]

Finding the Positive in Rejection

I’m privileged to blog for Novel.Academy about writing. Although I’ve been published in various Chicken Soup for the Soul books, I’m still struggling with my novel writing. I’m also interested in screenplays. Both of those seem like a pipe dream at times. But as daunting as it can be, I […]

Learning to be Silent

Lately I feel like my mouth is running ahead of my brain. There has been more than one occasion where I’ve regretted my words the second they were out of my mouth. Most definitely cases of speaking without thinking. I’m tired of opening my mouth and inserting my foot! With […]