So, I have a recipe available online now with my name in the title. The reason my name is in the title, I think, is to show that it hasn't been borrowed or repurposed from another site. This whole thing happened because my husband and I belong to a community supported agriculture or CSA. At … Continue reading A recipe
My husband and I will be celebrating our 19th wedding anniversary in August. Other than my parents, my siblings and a couple of friends, this is the longest relationship of my life. Long-term had not every been a plan of mine when I was younger. My dating record could set a land speed record, I'd … Continue reading The love of my life
When I was 15, my parents moved us to my 8th home. My parents stayed their for 34 years, so our neighbors became a part of our lives. For a period of time, our closest friends were our neighbors up the street. My sister, Mary, gained a best friend in Theresa, and our family gained … Continue reading Pretty Julie is gone
So, after receving several comments, I have decided to rename my novel Deadlines Are Murder. The deadlines refer to the main character, Samantha's, deadline to finish re-writing her novel and start on a second one; her soon to be ex-husband Rick's deadline to be published or perish in the world of academia and the deadline … Continue reading Writing Life: My novel title, contest entries and next steps
I'm in the process of sending my work in progress off to some writing contests and more agents and I'm still stumped regarding a title. I'm looking for title ideas so please let me know if you have one. My novel is a soft-boiled, amateur sleuth novel about family, friendship, divorce, plagiarism and revenge set … Continue reading Writing Life: Help me name my novel
As we jumped up and down and encouraged the lobsters to move as quickly as possible, I realized that the lobsters had no way of opening the back door let along making it the 50 miles from our house to the ocean.
Whew, I have always wanted to write a novel and I finally decided to just do it. I have now finished my 3rd draft and am ready to have some people read it over for me. Signing up for the CrimeBake conference (www.crimebake.org) held last November did push me to get my time devoted to writing … Continue reading Writing Life: My First Novel