Category Archives: Writing

Writing yourself into a corner.

With the conception of A Stranger’s Child, a contemporary continuation of the Pandora myth, I wrote my first novel with series potential. I’ve always been an idea author–too many ideas to stick with one premise. That’s why I enjoy flash … Continue reading

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PSAA

Public Service Announcement for Authors This is a message in all authors’ interest with the objective of raising awareness, changing author habits, and identifying editorial behavior towards overused words in writing. Warning: This post contains images writers may find disturbing. … Continue reading

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Time, Time, Time…

Oh, time. There never seems to be enough anymore… After another brutally busy weekend launching into another excitingly* busy week, I find myself succumbing to The Writer’s Alphabet for a quick and, ahem, timely definition. T is for Time. *Kicking … Continue reading

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Getting Lit!

at the Chicago Printer’s Row 34th Annual Lit Fest celebration. For the second year in a row, I was able to set up a table and sell my books, A Stranger’s Child and Pocket Money, under the Chicago Writers’ Association … Continue reading

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The Book Party

A couple of weeks ago, Friday, May 18, I had my first ever BOOK RELEASE PARTY for my contemporary mythology tale, A Stranger’s Child. Hosted by the Karnitz Art Gallery, it was a splendid little affair. Despite ASC being my fourth publication, … Continue reading

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Colorado Connection

This month’s Literary Mary Chats interview is with DeAnna Knippling, a talented, knowledgeable, and ballsy writer, speaker, and horror discussion panelist that I met at the Pikes Peak Writing Conference, #PPWC2018. DeAnna Knippling is a freelance writer, editor, and book designer … Continue reading

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A Literary Loss

Kindle Worlds, a publication platform where authors could choose a licensed World, write their own story in that world with the author’s permission (and encouragement), then publish with Amazon to be available through Kindle for purchase and download, will be … Continue reading

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