• Book Reviews - New Year Resolutions

    Top reads of 2020

    Welcome to 2021. It’s been a year, hasn’t it. At the end of every year I compile my favorite reads. Last year I compiled a list for the entire previous decade. That was hard, but fun!  Now for the top reads of 2020, in no specific order. All of these reads, I’ve rated 5 stars. Some of them I’ve reviewed…

  • Excerpts - WIPpet Wednesday

    WIPet Wednesday – Feb 10th

    It’s almost here. When you think about Valentine’s Day, what comes to mind? Movies, dinner, chocolate, candy, teddy bears, flowers, roses, candle light… cliche after cliche, right? How do you write a scene about Valentine’s Day without being cliche? I had to rewrite my entire chapter that centered on Valentine’s day at least three times. When I first wrote it,…