Leila Special Olympics Photo

November is NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month is a creative writing project that challenges both professional and novice to put 50,000 words on paper in one month. It’s a tremendous exercise. Valuable in that it forces people who may have been thinking about writing to really push for that for … [Continue reading]

A Writer Cooks Bacon


I cooked bacon for breakfast this morning. It’s not something I regularly do. For a lot of reasons bacon is not a frequent offering at our table. But it was a rainy Saturday and it was there in the fridge, so I fried it up. Now the secret to great bacon, in my humble opinion, is patience. A lot … [Continue reading]

Getting Respect as a Writer

Rita Awards

Getting Respect as a Writer (originally posted by RWA-WF. Read the article on RWA-WF) One of the things that always strikes me when talking to … [Continue reading]

Picking Your Project: Part II

Pamela Morsi desk

Picking Your Project: Part II With my next book completed and revisions done, I’m waiting on the line edits and pondering what to do next. One of … [Continue reading]