Music and memories

“Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it. – Stevie Wonder” I was driving along the other day and Dragon’s “April Sun in Cuba” came on the...

Don’t forget to breathe…

  I admit it. I have chronic volunteer-itis. Which is fine most weeks – the load is usually spread relatively evenly. But then along comes a week like I’ve got this week where all of my commitments seem to reach fever-pitch and all the balls...

Moonstone Cottage is live!

If you follow me on Facebook, you’ll probably already know this – but if not, I finally bit the bullet last week and sent my short story live on Amazon and Smashwords.   Nearing the second anniversary of her daughter’s murder, Peta Collins flees the...

Take a pause

As planned,  I did get the 1st draft of Letting Go finished the week before last. I had great plans to do a quick edit and send it off to my CPs by the end of last week. Unfortunately, an extended family member passed away suddenly so the week was a bit of a write-off...

Cover reveal and flexible goal posts!

I moved my goal posts last week. I said I was going to write 3000 words on Letting Go. I wrote 1600, but I also finished editing my romantic suspense novella, AND I created a cover for the short story I’m going to self-publish. Which was great fun but a major...

Back into routine…

I think the universe likes to test me. From when I posted my goals last week, I had several time-consuming and emotionally involved issues thrown at me that had to be dealt with. They would have been the perfect excuse not to get my writing done, but I couldn’t...