Synchronicity at it’s Finest!

You know the old saying that when the universe speaks you listen? That is exactly what happened to us during this turmultous move. When the house deal in Albuquerque fell through, we headed to Seal Beach, CA to my husband’s brother’s house to decide what to do next. Interstate 40 is a long stretch of … Read more Synchronicity at it’s Finest!

A Blogging Sabbatical

It’s been a whirlwind week! We listed our house on Wednesday, and by Thursday we had four offers! We accepted the offer that was best for us, and I can say that we literally sold our house in one day! We must be out of this house by April 29th, so that puts me in … Read more A Blogging Sabbatical

The dawn chorus and too much time to think.

Jim Webster has tackled an issue with book publishing I’ve thought about for some time. Tell me what you think. I believe it’s a brilliant answer!

Antisocial media

I am happy to say that I don’t miss FB one bit. I’m not advocating that YOU should leave, rather I’m sharing information to make you aware so that you can make your own choice. Remember, is a viable option to FB if you’re looking to move on. We have a nice group of … Read more Antisocial media

MeWe, Groups, and Invitations

As I’ve shared before, I deleted Facebook on March 1st. Since I left, I’ve heard from many of my author friends saying they are having difficulties with Facebook and the sharing of blog posts. Sally Cronin wrote about it HERE. is a lovely alternative to Facebook. If you’re interested in joining, here is the … Read more MeWe, Groups, and Invitations

Bye-Bye Facebook!

I’ve talked about leaving Facebook for some time. I’ve made my decision and wanted to share that by the end of the month (February 2019) you will find me on instead. Here is more information about MeWe. Security and privacy of my data, has been my fundamental issue for leaving Facebook. Here is a … Read more Bye-Bye Facebook!

Fifteen Literary Journals that Respond Within a Month | Authors Publish

This is a “share” of the newsletter written by Emily Harstone, of Authors Publish. <3 Submitting to journals with a quick response time is one of the best ways to stay motivated, not in terms of writing, but in terms of submitting. After all, if you submit to a journal and don’t hear anything (for … Read more Fifteen Literary Journals that Respond Within a Month | Authors Publish

How Writing Prompts Can Help Your Blog

H.R.R. Gorman has compiled a fabulous list of writing challenges, poetry challenges, and photo/writing challenges for use in our writing community. What are you waiting for? GET writing! <3

Happy Boxing Day!

Boxing Day is a British tradition! The day after Christmas, December 26th, is called Boxing Day because: It was a custom on that day for tradesmen to collect their “Christmas boxes,” gifts of money or goods in return for reliable service all year. Do you have any tradespeople who have been especially helpful this year—your … Read more Happy Boxing Day!

Goodbye 2018 – Hello, New Opportunities in 2019

Each year I like to reflect on the highlights from the previous year as I move forward into the new year. 2019 is on the horizon. Are you ready? On, it was a fabulous year. Here are a few of my accomplishments: Book Reviews I read and reviewed 49 books in 2018. I don’t … Read more Goodbye 2018 – Hello, New Opportunities in 2019

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