The Art of Story

What is your favorite book or movie? Why is it your favorite? Maybe you are into action stories with shoot ’em up scenes or exciting sword fights. Perhaps a good romance catches your fancy, you know, boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl in the end. What about stories based on true events…

Because, blindsided.

December 22, 2014 I did what I promised her I wouldn’t. But, please, let me explain. Friday was the first anniversary of my sister’s death. I had talked to my parents the day before and they planned to take my other siblings plus my sister’s husband out for dinner to all be together. Friday evening…

Inside, Outside

Originally posted on rarasaur:
Judah First:I am reblogging this not only to honor Rara, but because all of us have times in our lives when we need her wisdom: “Inside, outside, mind the inside, nevermind the out.” Enjoy! Originally posted on rarasaur: View original

So, I’m writing this book…

I’ve had the idea for a novel in my head for several months now, and have begun working on it as seriously as I can and still hold a full-time job, raise a teenager, spend time with my husband, play tennis, watch tennis, exercise, garden, eat, and find time to relax. (Reading didn’t even make…

War Between Worlds

Magic exists everywhere. Bursting up from deep within the earth, layers of rock rise up stepping into majestic peaks. Seas teem with every kind of creature, unique in both form and function. Rivers flow over hill and dale, moving with an effervescent, inexorable pulse. Skies glow in rainbow colors, displaying light in resplendent hues human…

Season for Remembering

This past weekend I finally got around to pulling out my winter clothes and putting all that is summer away. November 1 seems kind of late in the year for that, but I am always thankful when the warmer weather hangs around a bit longer, so, no complaints here. One of the items in my…