Holiday Giveaway: Enter to Win a Kid’s Kindle!

Christmas Giveaway

I'm participating in a fabulous giveaway this holiday season with 7 other authors. You can win a Kid's Kindle Fire HD plus 2 great children's books (The Dirty Word by Glynnis Campbell & 1 Great Awakening audiobook by Chaise Allen Crosby) just in time for Christmas. The contest ends December 18th … [Continue reading]


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 … [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]