Wednesday Writer: Is Reading Fiction Bad?

I know- it says reading, not writing. But, as writers, we should also be readers, and I saw a thing recently on the internet (of all places!) that made me think a little. The person posting said (and I am paraphrasing here) that if you are reading a lot of fiction, you are wasting precious … Continue reading Wednesday Writer: Is Reading Fiction Bad?

Wednesday Writer: 7 Reasons Why Reviews Are Important

You have all seen, heard, and gotten the emails. "You recently purchased XXX. Would you like to write a review?" Reviews are becoming increasingly important to sellers of all types in these days of online research for everything. Authors also depend on reviews to help get word out about their work. You have seen me … Continue reading Wednesday Writer: 7 Reasons Why Reviews Are Important

A Little Road Trip, A Little Gardening, A Little Weekend Stuff

It was a busy, but productive weekend here in southern NY. The weather was mostly good. A bit humid at times, but it is summer, so that's just part of the package. On Friday, I drove to PA for my uncle's funeral. He was my mother's brother and was everyone's favorite, I think. Aunt Dorothy … Continue reading A Little Road Trip, A Little Gardening, A Little Weekend Stuff

MIA

Yes, I know I have been. And for no good reason, really. A few things going on, but nothing that ate up ALL the time. We had more snow. Yay, April, you keep on being the mysterious surprise package you always were! Spring flowers are starting to bloom everywhere. I am working up some garden … Continue reading MIA