The Spirit of Words Affecting a Reader

Years ago, I began the practice of underlining sentences and phrases from books that stuck out; a different description I hadn’t heard before or it aroused some kind of emotion from me. After I underline my favorites, I transfer them to a notebook, indicating author, book, and page number. Today, I’d like to share some of these with you. Not […]

Indie Advent Calendar

Today we’re taking a break from Tuscany to prepare you, the reader, for an awesome monthly experience of prizes and introductions to new Indie Authors. The holiday season is a perfect time for readers and writers to get to know each other. Kay Macleod, an Indie author, is sponsoring the Indie Advent Calendar on her blog, which will feature authors […]

Happy New Year!

I hope you all had a safe and happy holiday season. May we put behind all the sadness of 2016, and focus on the success of 2017. Since my last post, I’ve been thinking about blogging and writing, and decided to take a hiatus from both. I’d like to focus on other things in my life right now. If something […]

Blog Flashback

YIKES! Last week, I missed my first weekly blog post this year. My husband and I have been doing some projects around the house, I’ve been working on the poetry anthology, and we’re taking advantage of his vacation. Of course, I didn’t prepare much this week either. Here’s what I did do. I went to my old blog, Skipping Stone […]

A Sundry of Subjects

Anthology   In April, I kicked off National Poetry Month with an idea regarding an anthology. I figured if I collect enough interest, I would publish an anthology regarding violence through Baer Books Press, and all proceeds would go to Futures Without Violence. By the beginning of May, I collected only a handful of poems, so I extended the deadline […]