Thirty Days in the Hole: COVID-19 Homestay

Thirty Days in the Hole: COVID-19 Homestay

On March 15 we began a requested 15-day homestay. Perhaps because we began with the live-streamed worship service and adult Sunday School service of our church, we were filled with peace and joy and good spirits. Perhaps because that’s our constant life mode...
Strangest Google search in service of Story

Strangest Google search in service of Story

November 6 question – What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever googled when researching a story? Thanks to the awesome co-hosts of the IWSG – Sadira Stone, Patricia Josephine, Lisa Buie-Collard, Erika Beebe, and C. Lee McKenzie! Ah, you...
The Losses of Senses that Impact a Writer

The Losses of Senses that Impact a Writer

The first thing I recall losing was my haptic sense, the ability to field just one page from a stack. While this may not seem like a significant loss, think what a hindrance it might be for a writer who wants to quickly thumb through a manuscript. It hobbles my beta...
Hey Writer Lady: Which Character is YOU?

Hey Writer Lady: Which Character is YOU?

http://insecure writers support network blog July 3 question: What personal traits have you written into your character(s)? If you are a friend of mine – and even if you’re not – you may have heard me say, “I enjoy my characters and their world...