The Collateral Beauty…and Why I Write…

on October 20, 2017 26 Replies

Two months ago, I decided to watch the movie, Collateral Beauty. It had a stellar cast including Will Smith, Kiera Knightley, Helen Mira, and many others. I’d avoided it for a while since it got terrible reviews—by both critics and movie goers– so I chalked it off my list as something I could skip. But […]

Let’s Talk About IT…

on September 18, 2017 1 Reply

I know. Many of you aren’t horror fans. Many of you may not be (gasp!) Stephen King fans. The majority probably despise clowns. But I saw the movie IT this weekend and I began thinking about the story on a bigger scale. First off, go read Chuck Wendig’s fabulous blog on IT and his take […]

Practicing Writing Naked…

on September 6, 2017 12 Replies

It’s odd how some days emotion lurks dangerously close to the surface, seeping through the skin and threatening to release in a flood of tears. The philosophies and circle of life is such a mix of joy and pain – that is why I write. There is no other way to sift through the mess […]

The Easy Road? Or the Hard Road? Creative Musings…

on August 23, 2017 10 Replies

I went to dinner with an old friend tonight and had too much wine and got a bit emotional. I figured it would make for a good blog so here we go… I realized there are a lot of things that are easy to do in this life. Here are some of them. It’s easy […]

The Official Playlist for All or Nothing At All

on August 17, 2017 2 Replies

Music is a passion of mine, like writing. Within each stanza, diving deeply into the rich layers of voice, I discover a new world of emotion I can tap into over and over. Each book I write I create a specialized playlist which reflects my characters, the unique story, and the twisted pathway to a […]