Meeting Great People

9
Aug,2017

0

My husband and I went to dinner together in a nearby town tonight and struck up a wonderful conversation with our waiter, Clint. Clint, like all people, had a story to tell. His life had gone through a major renovation…

Dealing With The Dragons

13
Jul,2017

0

I am working on finishing SLEEP TIGHT this month and am dealing with the usual spots where things are hard to write. I’m using www.campnanowrimo.org this month to push me through to the finish line. It’s made me think about…

What I’m Listening To: Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie & Lowell

1
May,2017

0

I was first introduced to Sufjan Stevens’ music by my friend, Todd Gurley. I’ve been a fan of MANY musicians he’s shared with me and I’ve learned to always give my attention to what he thinks I’ll like. He gave…

What I’m Watching: 13 Reasons Why

24
Apr,2017

0

“You can’t stop the future. You can’t rewind the past. The only way to learn the secret… is to press play. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his…

Diary of a Mad Writer

5
Apr,2017

0

I don’t know about you, but when I’ve got a story in my head, it follows me everywhere. No matter where I go. I’m at a restaurant:  I see potential “looks” for the characters. I’m listening in to conversations to…

The Concert Experience of a Lifetime…The Joy Formidable

13
Apr,2016

0

Nashville, TN, The Mercy Lounge, April 8th After an incredible set, The Joy Formidable came out for an encore and, at the end, Ritzy Bryan pulls off her guitar and puts it around my neck. My fingers slipped on the pick at…

A bit of fun writing…. Aunt Tilley

15
Feb,2016

off

I was out of town this weekend and, for some strange reason, I get really inspired while riding in a car. This little snatch of a story came to me while riding back from our Valentine’s dinner. I don’t know…

I’m Beginning a Newsletter!

28
Jan,2016

off

I’ve got enough followers now that I am going to create a newsletter. It’ll have exclusive content that only subscribers can see…including story secrets and such (shhhhh).  If you’re interested in receiving little stories, bonus content, news, and deals, just…

Rush: Driven

27
Oct,2015

off

I’ve just completed the short story, CAPTIVE: The Story of Reuben in the Hole. In it, he references this song. I’m a huge Rush fan, if you haven’t gathered that already. I love that there is always something by them…

Keaton Henson: Lying to You

21
Sep,2015

off

I post a lot of songs that have to do with the dysfunctional relationship between Patrick and Phoenix.  Aaaaanndd….here’s another one!  I’m currently writing on the new book and examining what is drawing them together and what is pushing them…