If you know me, you know I love my chickens. Yes, they’re a farm animal and don’t have quite the same status as my dog, but they’re so personable and funny that I can’t help but adore them. When one of the ladies isn’t doing well, I do what I can to help her. SometimesContinue reading “Wry Neck in Adult Chickens”
The peace and joy you desire in your life should be a top priority. How do you know when something is no longer worth your time? Here are my top five signs that it’s time to quit.
Sharing this wonderful interview of Author Teresa Crowe by Heather L. Barksdale about Death Space. I love the insights into the work and Teresa’s passion for advocating the deaf community. I’m also particularly thrilled that Teresa is working on a fiction book. I’m hopeful it will cross my desk for editing soon.
What is the definition of a best friend, anyway? I think the meaning changes based on the person. I’ve always defined a best friend as someone I can talk to without reservation, like spending time with, who will help me if I need it, and who will have my back when things get rough.
Friends know I read a lot and they frequently ask me for book recommendations. Well, no one asked this time, but I’m going to share all the books over the last year that gave me a book hangover. What is a book hangover? Readers typically describe it as the inability to start a new bookContinue reading “Books for a Hangover”
When children learn to read, they choose books based on their interests. Dinosaurs, super heroes, ocean life, fairies, and adventure stories are all fair game. As they grow, they develop a preference for certain story types. We know them as genres. What happens, though, if you branch out and read outside of your comfort level?
An author friend and I recently created our own writing retreat. Neither one of us has had much time to work on our novels recently, so we spent the night at a local bed-and-breakfast and stayed up late drinking wine and writing. We both feel we got a significant amount of work done during this time. Continue reading “Writing Should Be Fun”
I am an advocate for self-care. I don’t mean only bubble baths and special snacks. I’m talking about true self-care. Putting yourself first is something most people don’t do.
In feminism becoming a ‘wise’ crone is acknowledged (it is certainly true that experience brings insight), but the vulnerabilities associated with … A Reflection on Aging by Sara Wright
Ask any avid reader, and they will give you at least five instances where they think the book was better than the movie. I tend to agree. There are very few movies that did the book justice. Typically, people complain the movie didn’t show a certain scene that the reader felt was pivotal to theContinue reading “Books vs. Movies”