I think I can laugh about it now

It’s taken awhile, but I think I can laugh about it now. ..kind of. My editor interview in Dallas did not go well. I was nervous and accidentally shifted into high gear. Miss Chatty Cathy–that’s me. I told that poor editor everything but my bra size. Those fifteen minutes were filled with more words than […]
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No Electricity!!

It rained all night. Heavy, steady, ground-soaking rain. The kind of rain that loosens dirt and causes tree roots to lose their foothold and topple over onto electrical wires. That’s probably what happened during the night when I awoke to a no-electricity morning. This happens frequently in the country, and yet it is, somehow, always […]
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It takes a village…

I’ve been worried for weeks about a writer’s conference that I’ll be attending in Dallas tomorrow. It will involve switching planes, a layover in St. Louis, an airport shuttle, lack of sleep, new people to meet, intense workshops, and eventually a meeting with an editor to whom I will attempt to “pitch” my latest book. This is high […]
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