Category Archives: writing

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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Macabre Sanctuary: Prepare to Be Spooked!

It’s almost Halloween! What better time for the release of an anthology that is sure to make you shudder, guaranteed to send goosebumps along your spine? Just looking at the cover gives me the chills! I don’t usually write horror, … Continue reading

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