Fodder for a Story

Fodder for a Story

In all my books I have been able to incorporate real life people and situations I’ve come across. A friend’s mother was in a wheelchair many years ago, paralyzed on one side due to a stroke and having to speak with difficulty out of the side of her mouth.  In one of...
Another Book

Another Book

At my age, you’d think I’d rest on the laurels of the books I’ve already written, yet here I am with another deadline and deep in research. Writing is a joy and an occupation not confined to an age group. To see the words spring into being on the pages and trusting...
Self Published Authors and Your Local Bookseller

Self Published Authors and Your Local Bookseller

Recently I was able to attend the annual San Diego Public Library Annual Local Author Event. It was good to talk to other authors, see our latest book displayed, (In my case it was: Mary, Chosen of God. Of the many events planned, I found one session enlightening....

Hey, I’m an Author!

At workshops I often tell the story of how my first book got published. It was the result of many years of trial and error and chasing down editors at conferences.  It was Journey to the Well and no one was doing Biblical Fiction.  It was finally suggested to me that...

When do I do my best writing?

Someone asked me what type of a writing schedule I used.  It reminded me of an article I read about ten well-known authors and when they wrote.  The list was as diversified as the authors themselves.  One wrote in the wee hours of the morning, one wrote at night, one...

Getting Endorsements

Ah, another book finished and approaching publication, and of course the editor asks for endorsements.  Hmmmm.  I have many great author friends, but most of them are besieged by other authors to endorse their books.  I’ve been fortunate to secure one or two, but...