Finding the Life Preserver

I’ve taken the train early on a Saturday morning many times. In fact, I took it every week for a year when I was going to culinary school. But I was so incredibly tired on those mornings (I was working full time as well) that I never paid attention to anything. Well, not any more … Continue reading Finding the Life Preserver

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My Heart Is a Vampire

I want to talk about vampires. Why? Because I’m writing about them. I’ve written them as characters before, but their stories were standalone. A novel. A short story. I love my vampires. I both pity and envy them, and they usually carry a piece of my heart with them and they embody something deep inside my … Continue reading My Heart Is a Vampire

Into the Next

The members of my writer’s group are under the impression that I have a following. That’s very sweet of them to think that, but it’s really not all that big. Unless you’re one of the lucky few who are “overnight successes,” it takes years to build an audience. I put quote marks around that because … Continue reading Into the Next

My Writing Process

Okay, I was tagged by Dejay, author of Redemption, Strangers, and Sisters, in the #mywritingprocess blog series. Authors blog about their writing process and then tag someone else to do the same. We all answer the same four questions. So, here are mine. #1 What am I working on? I’m on high gear right now … Continue reading My Writing Process

A Moment of Time

I truly cannot believe that Christmas is a week and a half away. As usual, I’m completely unprepared. During the past few weeks, I’ve thought about the upcoming holidays, what I'm going to get for people, what foods I'm going to prepare… Yet, as it does every year, it snuck up on me. I put … Continue reading A Moment of Time