Intriguing Characters in Real Life

Intriguing Characters in Real Life

–Are There Some in Your Everyday World?     It’s no secret I love to write and teach. So, I’m often asked from where I get ideas for names, plots, and characters.   As for names, I’ve been known to go shopping for ideas in cemeteries!   Plots...
Following Your Passion

Following Your Passion

I write novels that blend historical intrigue and modern-day suspense with romance and a touch of supernatural. Try to find that category at your favorite book store. As such, one of my favorite parts of writing is undertaking research. In Book 3 (Escaping from the...
“Once More, with Feeling!”

“Once More, with Feeling!”

(Or, Reflections on Grocery Shopping) Anyone who has taken lessons in something creative—singing, dancing, instruments—has heard the instruction to do it again. And, “with feeling!” But, oh my, I hate to repeat things. That’s why my piano-playing skills never...
Why Writers Write

Why Writers Write

In high school my friend Teresa could sing like a lark. And she did, every chance she got. One day I asked her how she did it. How could she overcome stage fright and sing songs in front of hundreds of people, without fear of rejection or critical feedback? Her...
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