Feeling slightly homicidal …

I’m attempting to resist distractions like golf, grandchildren, and fabulous friends who are too interesting and/or too much fun to ignore. The reason? REVISIONS! As Stephen King would say, “kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler’s heart, kill your darlings.” His “On Writing:A Memoir Of The Craft” isContinue reading “Feeling slightly homicidal …”

Taking a week to breathe …

I’ve been taking a bit of a break this week to celebrate typing the words “The End” on the last page of the manuscript of my next novel. Wooohoooo! Yippeeeee!  … ahem … sorry for the momentary loss of control … For those writers in the crowd, you know what I mean. There’s a bittersweetContinue reading “Taking a week to breathe …”

A bit about Brie

If it’s Friday, it must be France … I’ve been in France all week … well, okay, in my mind … and I know that’s not the same as actually being there in person. But almost … really … I’ve been working on my next novel for several hours every day and my characters areContinue reading “A bit about Brie”

A busy week in the Blogosphere

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Here we are again! I swear these weeks keep getting shorter … or perhaps it was just all the time it took me this week to figure out TRIBERR.COM. Thank you Jenny Hansen for the instructions on your blog this week  including that unbelievably helpful video (whichContinue reading “A busy week in the Blogosphere”

First the good news …

There’s nothing that makes a writer’s day brighter than hearing positive comments from readers or reviewers. (Truly! Don’t ever hold back!)  When the comments come out of the blue, it’s even better! So it was when a friend e-mailed me on Friday to say she had just read a great review of The Bridge ClubContinue reading “First the good news …”