Tag Archives: Reviews

Writing in a Void: Why Reviews Matter

I live on a creek. At any time during the work day, I can turn from my computer and look out over the expanse of water and refill my beauty-hungry soul. Granted, today it’s all slate on slate with the gray broken by splashes of white, because even our shallow Read more →

The Ripple Effect: A Word Gift to This Writer

A stone plopped into water formed ripples, creating concentric circles that moved out from the center and subsided gradually if nothing impeded their progress. Whether or not they ever came to a full stop, Teo wasn’t scientist enough to know. It looked to him as if the molecules touched by Read more →

Lovely Words from Good Girl Gone Redneck

I know. The picture has nothing to do with rednecks, my book, or a review. But I looked like a celebration. A kick-up your heels and dance moment. And if you follow this link to Andrea’s review of Sailing out of Darkness, you’ll see why. GOOD GIRL GONE REDNECK   Read more →

Blog Tour for Sailing out of Darkness and Becalmed

The blog tour set up by TLC Book Tours has begun. They gave reviewers the opportunity to receive and review either book, so we have a some who chose Sailing out of Darkness and some who picked Becalmed.   My publisher for Sailing out of Darkness was snowed in (or Read more →

When Someone Gets It

You paint a picture, create a sculpture, write a poem or a book. Folk say they love this or that. A few say they don’t like anything you’ve done. Well, you try for a thank-you to them anyway, because that’s what you’ve been taught to do. Smile. Be polite. And Read more →

It’s Almost May

April (and earlier) showers bring on the May flowers   In just the same way, I’m hoping that all that Fast and Furious action on my part (oh, yes, and on my editor’s and the designer’s) will bring about good and lovely things as Becalmed moves from proofing to print Read more →