Kindred Spirits

I’m spending today and tomorrow at “Moonlight and Magnolias,” the Georgia Romance Writers annual conference.  I learn so much from the speakers and the other writers, that I can hardly imagine missing it. One of the greatest things about hanging out with these other writers is the camaraderie.  I was talking to another attendee about…

All writing is mathematical.

Ah, you say, how can that be?  Am I crazy?  Mathematicians, engineers, and computer geniuses totally use one side of their brains and poets/artists/literary giants totally use the other! It’s like zombies coexisting peacefully with the living! Like football players getting along with the marching band!  Like the Flyers and the Rangers sharing the ice without bloodshed!  No,…

January GRW: Beverley Kendall

Beverley Kendall was the speaker at yesterday’s Georgia Romance Writers’ meeting and she was, of course, wonderful.  I’ve never been to a meeting that I didn’t come away feeling invigorated, motivated and inspired.  The program directors have a real talent for picking speakers with great things to say who say them in entertaining and engaging…

A Mother’s Calendar

Let me tell you about a mother’s calendar. Most people make a calendar for themselves.  They mark other peoples’ birthdays, but generally they only have to keep up with their own vacations, doctor’s appointments, etc.  Not so a mom. It has taken me the better part of 4 hours to update my DayMinder for 2014. …