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Gardening

I read an article one time about a man who taught gardening to inner city children.  He claimed that people who love and work with plants are less likely to turn to a life of crime.  I do not have his experience, but I have to agree that working with the soil and helping things…

Outlander 2014

Outlander and Passion

My last post was rather clinical, was it not?  It reflected the writer as chemist, trying to determine the ingredients of a solution by distilling it into its individual components.  It is a useful exercise, but not one that engenders the enthusiasm needed to write a book worth reading.  After struggling with the concept for two…

A beautiful wedding night

A Great Love Story

The first flush of love is so fun to write.  Chests heaving, hearts pounding, minds reeling–it is all so wonderful and tantalizing. As I begin a sequel to Megan’s Christmas Knight, however,  I find that I want to take Megan and Nick’s relationship to the next level–to move it from being a one-shot, simple fantasy romance to something deeper and more…