There Is A Map Out There for Your Story


I’ve always been fascinated by history and wish I could have a time machine transporting me to a different time and place so that I may effectively draft my novels, especially the ones spanning a lifetime. And so my interest in these articles covering a variety of topics perfectly titled Charted. {photo and article source … Continue reading There Is A Map Out There for Your Story

Two Books I Ordered Today


Research and other’s opinion are very important when plotting my own storyline. So, check out which two books stood out for me to read next for this new book I am working on.   I’ll share my opinion in a few weeks on both books. In the meantime, if you’ve read either or both, please … Continue reading Two Books I Ordered Today

A Twist on Bookstores


I was in Sonoma, California a few days ago and there I stumbled upon a brick and mortar bookstore. Naturally spending a good amount of time thumbing through all the paperback fiction and non on display. I honestly never pass up a bookstore no matter where I am or travel to. So, of course, I … Continue reading A Twist on Bookstores

First Assignment – Under Twenty Minutes


You know what I love the most about a twenty-minute quick writing assignment in class about a moment when you felt a rush of adventure?  Just being able to sit in front of a computer and write – quickly, without putting much thought to it or worrying about how it comes out. Kind of like … Continue reading First Assignment – Under Twenty Minutes

The Power of A First Time…


I love a fun and quick challenge to jot down your thoughts about a topic assigned in a classroom: