Benefits of DIY

For me writing is a journey. If I am going to take my writing seriously I want to learn how to do everything. That includes formatting and editing. I learned something new in Microsoft Word thus week. Word has drop caps? What! I didn’t know you could do such a thing. Drop caps are somethingContinue reading “Benefits of DIY”

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You’re the Writer

   I wanted to share with all of you last nights and tonight frustration. This is a perfect example of why I gave up the first couple times when trying to undertake the daunting task of writing my first novel.    There is a time sometimes when your manuscript becomes frustrating. It is times likeContinue reading “You’re the Writer”

Broken Glass- Part One

Part One The Glass House She Built   She built a house around herself, A house of clear glass. It began to rain, The sound so deafening she thought it would break her house. Then a beautiful rainbow formed. Shimmering, Forming clear glass into multi-colored glass. It was just an illusion. The illusion fooled her,Continue reading “Broken Glass- Part One”

Broken Glass- Prologue

  Broken Glass   Prologue   My footsteps echo in the nearly empty foyer. I think this must be a dream. It just doesn’t seem real. From the phone call a half hour ago, to the fire trucks and sirens I hear coming down the road. I tell myself, “No, no. This can’t be myContinue reading “Broken Glass- Prologue”

A Preview of My First Novel

To prevent myself from obsessively checking Submittable, I am working on my experimental fiction novel. Why is it experimental? Might you ask. Because I am doing something different. Something that is way out of my comfort zone as a writer. This book is a psychological thriller, and a coming of age story. I am also tryingContinue reading “A Preview of My First Novel”