E is for Editing, and Editing, and Editing, and Ego

Last summer, I wrote a book. The original writing process took about 10 weeks. I’ve been editing it now for more like 7 and a half months.

D is for Drat, Dang, and Doggone Developing Dermatitis

I’ve been focused on writing today, so it was not even noticeable at first. But when I finished the draft I was working on, I looked down to see blotchy marks covering my forearms and to note that I had been scratching. If I had been outside and it were later in the year, I’d […]

B is for Bonkers and Baffling

Did you ever have one of those weeks when you suddenly had the weight of the world dumped on you? Okay, so it’s not quite that bad, but it has been a little crazy. Between work and work and work…yeah, I need fewer jobs…I spent about 15 hours yesterday in front of the computer. I […]

A is for Again

I’ve committed myself to doing to A to Z challenge in April. I am doing it this time. But at the same time, today has been hellish. I didn’t get much of a break today. Been running since 7:30 a.m. and I’m posting this at 9:35 p.m. It’s not impressive, but…I did it. If you’re […]

Why Vampires Should Not Sparkle…

There’s no question that in the history of vampire literature, the vampire has always been something of a romantic figure in that dark and stormy, brooding and uncommunicative way. The vampire has always been the bad boy that some girl hoped she could teach to love again.

Blog Hop and Book Give Away

I’m notoriously bad at this blogging thing. I like to share about my favorite books, what I’m thinking, etc. and then I get distracted by some other shiny. I’ve decided to do better this year. So the first step is getting more involved with other bloggers. That means reading lots of blogs, commenting and joining […]

Michelle L. Devon: Taking Risks in Life, Writing

If you know Michelle L. Devon, that’s Michy to most of us, you know that she’s one of those people who is always putting herself out there to try to help others be the best they can be.

Walker Author Tours Review: CELESTE by Michelle L. Devon

Do you know Michelle L. Devon? More improtantly, do you know her books? Let’s talk about Celeste.

Tempting Book Tours: Review: News From Dead Mule Swamp

There’s nothing like a cozy mystery on a warm and rainy spring day.

Lessons in Writing

I have a pair of degrees that claim I know how to write. I occasionally even take them out of the box they’re in and look at them.