Tagged: community

A Monster Story for Charity

Every year around Christmas, 2Dorks puts on a charity stream for Toys for Tots to help that deserving organization provide “toys, books, and other gifts to less fortunate children.” The 2Dorks, who call their...

Girl Scouts: Courageous and Strong

We just wrapped up another successful Northampton Day Camp. My volunteerism has come full circle. I started twelve years ago as a daisy unit leader, moved on to co-director and program, progressed to director...

Critique Group Bliss

I have found it. After a couple years of searching and trying different groups, both virtually and in person, I have finally found Critique Group Bliss. I am writing this blog as hope for...

Newsletter Conundrum

I’m almost done with book two, TARBIN’S FALSE PROPHET. If I would quit adding chapters, I’d already be finished. I need a better outline next time. The cover is in the hands of the...

Superstars Writing Seminar

Success smells like popcorn. Let me explain. It’s been a week since I returned to the real world from The 9th Annual Superstars Writing Seminar (SSWS) in Colorado Springs. You’ve read my blog. You’ve...

NaNoWriMo Once More

In a few hours, the elusive National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo begins. This November tradition sets a goal of 50,000 words in 30 days on the same project. I wrote about my first...

SCBWI Houston Conference 2017

I LOVE writer conferences. One of my reasons for becoming a full time author was the chance to hang out with other writers without being too stalky. (Another is because I can make up...

Post Dragon Con Writers Meet and Greet

Woot! Dragon Con 2017 is down for the books. And what an event it was! There were approximately 85,000, yes all those zeroes are correct, memberships sold for the four day event. All of...