Below is what I like to think of as my Editor’s Prayer ~ There are so many ways that an author can blow it, even the best authors, never mind me. But since you don’t want to sit here counting the ways, I’m only going to talk about one – putting too many details in… Read More


This is some good advice, which I’ve been following without realizing it. When I write, the story is all-important. In fact, I think of it with caps, as The Story. Everything feeds The Story or is shoved aside. I am not a person who keeps an “ideal” writer in mind. I write stories that I… Read More


I just finished reading Nora Roberts’ trilogy, The Guardians: First off, let me say that I love Nora Roberts. I particularly love her trilogies, and this one is going on my favorites list. But although I love her stories, buy them, and read them, I do have a problem with her writing style. (She might… Read More