Someone asked what makes a successful writer vs a failed writer. This instantly came to mind. I've made no money, I'm not published yet but I'm writing. By continuing to create I'm succeeding toward a goal. Truth? I don't think I'm America's next top writer. I do this because I like it. The only way... Continue Reading →

Searching for Inspiration

I can make the time. I've done it before. Gone to bed late, skipped the gym, ate dinner above my computer, forced myself to tap the keyboard even when there was nothing to say. Is it writer's block or just a lack of desire to write? Maybe those two are the same. During the month... Continue Reading →

The Secret Wife: A Book Review

This was our November book club read. The Secret Wife by Gill Paul. When I first cracked these pages I was instantly absorbed into Kitty's life in London. She had found out her husband was cheating on her all the while she also inherited her great grandfather's remote cabin in Northern American. Convenient, yes but... Continue Reading →

Curiosity

Curiosity, especially intellectual inquisitiveness is what separates the truly alive from those who merely going through the motions. - Tom Robins Sitting at the table surrounded by my writing group I was asked a question. My peer had read a scene in my upcoming novel where the two main characters are separated during a riot.... Continue Reading →

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