Dear Ellen: I’ve Been Nominated!

Sometimes I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, I have the most exciting news ever! I’ve been nominated for a Sunshine Blogger Award by my fellow blogger friend, Spouting Stuff!  I found out when I was reading this blog post.  As honored as I am to be nominated for this award, I…

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Misadventures in Editing: Switching Things Up

Ever wondered what a writer goes through when editing a work-in-progress?  Here’s your chance to find out.  Take a look at some of the conversations I’ve had with my characters while editing my current novel. If you’ve ever had something like this happen to you, please tell me in the comments. “Okay,” I said, trying to bring the meeting to…

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Dear Ellen: It’s Just Not Pizza!

Sometimes I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, It’s just not pizza unless it has pepperoni.  It doesn’t matter how much gooey cheese is on it.  If there’s no pepperoni, my three-year-old WILL NOT EAT IT! He will make a pouty face and cry like you’re trying to torture him. And while…

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Misadventures in Editing: The trouble with technology

Ever wondered what a writer goes through when editing a work-in-progress?  Here’s your chance to find out.  Take a look at some of the conversations I’ve had with my characters while editing my current novel. If you’ve ever had something like this happen to you, please tell me in the comments. “Where is she?” Celeste asked, kicking her feet up…

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