Category Archives: writing

Audible Mirror

Have you ever caught your reflection in a mirror and thought, “Huh? Is that really what I look like?” I think we’ve all had that lovely experience. But what about an “audio mirror?” Have you ever caught the “reflection” of … Continue reading

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The End

My “professional” bio says I am currently working on the sequel to The Red Kimono, and that’s true–partly. But in the last year, I’ve been drawn to finish a book I started almost three years ago, called Mo’s Shadow. The … Continue reading

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The Literary Citizen Has Arrived!

I first met my friend, author Karen Nelson at Ozarks Writers League. She served as President of OWL following the end of my term in 2013. Karen is a multi-talented mom, author, photographer, editor, webmaster and entrepreneur, which brings me to … Continue reading

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Southern Writers Magazine Giveaway

I’m excited to announce my workbook, Creative Characterization, is being offered as part of a giveaway sponsored by Southern Writers Magazine. Discover your characters’ secretes using exercises in this workbook, many I used to develop characters like Sachi, Nobu and … Continue reading

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Haiku: The Power of Brevity

I had the privilege of writing about one of my favorite topics in the January/February issue of Southern Writers Magazine – haiku! I love to write haiku just for the sake of writing haiku. I even have a separate blog … Continue reading

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