There is a certain level of honesty in even the most outrageous of facts. Here are a few to ponder… A. Asshole. Never use this word. It has been so overused it has had one of the S’s squeezed out of it. Asshat and asswipe are worthy alternatives but sound rather tween-ish and are best suited… Continue reading The ABCs of Writing
Excuses, Reasons, and Distractions – And The Difference Between Them. I never pretend to be an expert on any topic related to writing nor is it my intention to be an expert. But for the knowledge I lack, I have lessons learned to even the playing field. Today’s post is about the reason(s) writers don’t… Continue reading Excuse? Reason? Distraction?
I used part of my Thanksgiving holiday to play Mimi to three kids who have already moved on to Christmas (and the all-important list), and the other part to relax and catch up on my reading. Today I finished The Book of Speculation, by Erika Swyler. Synopsis: Simon Watson, a young librarian, lives alone in a… Continue reading The Book of Speculation
I hope you all are having a wonderful Thanksgiving and were able to spend it with loved ones. I was able to come home for a short stay to see my daughter and her family. Until he teaches me how to fly the plane (I say that like I’m serious), I’ll spend my in-air hours… Continue reading The Innocent Sleep
Jojo Moyes writes a tragic, 5-star love story in the vein of Nicholas Sparks
Author K.E. Garvey on Studio 411 w/ Larry Dasilva
“You can be the ripest, freshest, juiciest peach at the market, and there are still going to be some people who simply don’t like peaches.” ~Charles J. Moran I credit my grandfather with that expression as he is the only one I’ve ever heard say it. I love to throw that saying in when applicable… Continue reading Repeat After Me…