Cheating?

One thing that happens when you're sick for awhile is you get a chance to read. A lot. Recently, reading a mystery novel, mostly absorbed in the story (the writer was a bit self-conscious, so I wasn't totally able to lose myself, my suspension of disbelief only partially lifted), I was dropped completely out of... Continue Reading →

Flu? Superbug? Pneumonia?

Okay, this won't explain a gap of six months or more between blog posts, but maybe it will make you feel sorry for me and excuse my absence.... We got that awful flu. Or maybe it was a superbug. We meaning my husband and I. He got the symptoms first and I tried not to... Continue Reading →

What’s a Story Molecule?

Many thanks to Deb Sanders who invited me to share some thoughts on her blog! It gave me a chance to reveal how story molecules bombard us, sometimes forming into full stories. Deb herself is great at this. A fellow RVing author, she pens mysteries and romances. You can read my post here. And while... Continue Reading →

Fellow RV Mystery Writers: MJ Williams

After I read On the Road to Death's Door, by MJ Williams, I had to find out more about its author -- or, I should say, authorS. MJ Williams is a pen name for sisters-in-law Peggy Joque Williams and Mary Joy Johnson (nee Williams). These women balance other professional interests with their collaborative writing efforts... Continue Reading →

Fellow RV Novelists: Deb Sanders

It's been awhile since we've peeked into the lives of RVing writers, so it's great to introduce another fellow traveler and scribbler. Deb Sanders writes a variety of books -- mystery, romance, fantasy, paranormal thrillers...! And she's prolific, having penned at least eight books to date. How does she manage this while on the road?... Continue Reading →

Never Give Up

We hear it a lot: Persevere. Keep going. Push past the frustration. Overcome writer's block. Do all these things and eventually you'll finish your book, you'll see it published, you can be proud you never gave up. Every now and then we get an example of an author who persevered. We're gifted with knowing an... Continue Reading →

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