September 18, 2011

Let Your Imagination Soar: Turn to Stone

August 2, 2009

Sunday Snips and Clips: Farewell Melissa, Hello School

It’s the first weekend of August, where has the summer escaped to already? My daughter goes back to school in just two weeks which means I can resume a proper writing schedule again. Not that I am knocking the summer writing schedule, I got a lot done. But I am definitely looking forward to eight hours a day devoted to regular writing both my freelance and my fiction. Full Time Author I am working towards the day that I can call myself a full time author, on the other hand, I enjoy my freelance work as well. I get to […]
July 19, 2009

Sunday Snips and Clips – Second Edition

What a fantastic week this has been. I got a great review for Remembering Ashby over at the Book Junkie; kept up with the latest events at the RWA including rule changes that make entering the RITAs a possibility. Prepped my entry for the Eppies and of course, spent a lot of time writing, writing, writing in and around doing laps, playing with the kiddo and avoiding being swept up in Harry Potter madness. Enjoy your Sunday snips and clips here at the Daily Dose. This coming week, we turn the spotlight on the book reviewers who take the time […]
July 17, 2009

Ten Guilty Pleasures

Guilty pleasures are hard to justify in a tight economy. As a parent, they are sometimes hard to justify period. A comment I heard come out of the RWA is that one of the reasons the Young Adult market is doing so well is that parents buy books for their kids even in a recession. That’s true. I buy all types of things for my daughter that I wouldn’t spend on myself. There are plenty of books out in hardback right now that I am resisting buying despite loving the authors, yet I’ll spend that same cost on a few […]
July 4, 2009

Romance Stories

Romance stories make for the best reading. I love romance in everything I read from science fiction and fantasy to mystery thrillers to comic books and more. The Human Condition One major element of the human condition is our capacity to love. Another element is our desire to be loved. Romantic stories answer that basic need. We spent the last week exploring different passionate love stories from comics to television to novels to film. Next week, we’re going to spend some time on the paperback hero, what brings him to life? What elements are key? For now, enjoy these beautiful […]