I’ve just finished Chapter/Lesson 2 in the James Patterson Teaches Writing Masterclass. I’ve also been searching for tips and inspiration for writing murder mysteries. I used to think I wanted to write romance novels. The hot, steamy kind! Then four years ago, murder found me. My brother-in-law was murdered by a family member… his son. … Continue reading Life’s Pathways
Mary was "fed up" with Bob and determined to make him do exactly what she wanted. She knew he could do better, "He's just being stubborn," she said to herself. "If he could do this one thing just this once," she thought, "everything would be so much easier." She had put so much time into … Continue reading Writing prompt… with a twist
My granddaughter, Katelyn, is 10-years-old and in the 4th grade. She is a sweet girl who likes to be helpful. On Friday she was awarded the "Student of the Month" award. I'm so proud of her! On our way to Culver's for an ice cream treat (to celebrate), I asked her what she did to … Continue reading Interesting way to combat bullying…
A challenge to help me write every day and enjoy the writing of others as well.
I'm beginning my journey with a book I found in Writer's Digest Books, "You've got a book in you," by Elizabeth Sims. Here is the opening quote by Ms. Sims (I love it)... She prefaced it with, "Why This Book? Read This First!" To write a book is to open and give yourself to a … Continue reading You’ve Got A Book In You–I Sure Hope So!
Since May of 2016, I've been dealing with a torn rotator cuff. I always heard it was a bad surgery with a long recovery. Everything I ever heard was correct... and then some. Let me back up a minute. In May I was working in my little garden in front of my cottage home. As … Continue reading New Year–I’m Ready To Get Started!
Build It And They Will Come As I sit in front of my computer, I’m overwhelmed. I do love to write… when I can find the time. I also love to cook, but that is a story for later. My love of reading and writing is deep and sometimes surprises me. As I look back, … Continue reading