My Latest Interview on the JFRRS! Podcast

Fellow writer and friend Jen Frankel astounds me in her pursuit of all things creative. Last year, she launched her JFFRS! Podcast. JFFRS! stands for “Jen Frankel Reads Random S#it!” (Hope I got the hashtag in the right place. šŸ˜‰ ) This year, she’s created an addendum to her podcast series called Edition Addition, in Read More …

When It Rains It Pours

Back in my previous post, 2018 Stumbles in Drunk and Disoriented, I mentioned that at the beginning of the year I had come down with a flu. I recently discovered that what I had gotten over was a mild case of pneumonia. Since then, my back has gone out on me, and I’m yet again Read More …

Short Stories, Artistic Process, and A New Goal

I’d like to do a shout out to my husband and best friend, Sean Chappell, and my good friendĀ Donna Stewart, who are not only very dear to me but are betareaders and fans of my work, too. Recently, they both helped me out regarding a short story I’ve been working on since last year, neither Read More …

Lessons Learned from Participating in NaNoWriMo 2016

Today, I’d like to talk about what I learned about myself and my process whileĀ participating in NaNoWriMo 2016. Joining me today to help illustrate my points is a clown. I don’t know why he’s here, but he seems to want to be here, so let’s begin. 1. Planing to Write 50,000 Words Resulted in Writing Read More …