Thanks to talented, bubbly, and fantastic author, Lakisha Spletzer-Garcia (http://www.lakishaspletzer.com), I received excellent advice on how to monopolize my time (being a single mommy of two is tough), continue writing for pleasure and fattening up the post on this severely anorexic excuse of a blog! So, I'll be entertaining myself and hopefully readers with Character … Continue reading Character TakeOver: Meet Lucien Dieuamour!
For years I've loved reading children's books, young adult books, and especially Middle Grade fiction, even though I am well past these age groups. It's no wonder that I enjoy working with children, but I am far from an expert in writing these genres. A couple of years ago, a friend of mine asked me … Continue reading What makes you want to turn the page?
“Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary” is a well-known and popular English nursery rhyme. And as of late, I’ve enjoyed being quite, quite contrary . . . especially when analyzing popular poems. Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken is usually seen through rose-colored glasses, but come on, did you really think I’d cheat you with that? Anyway, … Continue reading Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary