Ashyer Black – Query Letter

I’ve been pretty quiet when it comes to putting my query letter out there for people to review and see. Of course, I’m not counting any family or friends who read through it, helped edit it, and all that jazz. I love them, and I appreciate their advice, but I think they’re a little partial […]

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Hate Saturated

I know, it’s kind of an unusual title, but that’s how I feel we as a society are today. I’m not saying there are not pockets of good or that there aren’t people who are good, but in the last week, I have encountered three different instances with young people that not only hurt my […]

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This Crazy Thing Called Life

It’s crazy how much can change in your life in less than sixty days. My career is going in a slightly different direction, and I am excited to hang up my ramblin’ high heels for a while when it comes to traveling for work. Now, during my vacation time, I will most likely be ramblin’ […]

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Caffeine, Anyone?

            There have been several mornings, and even more nights, that I wish I liked coffee. Then I could stand in line at a Starbucks before the break of dawn instead of lumbering through the airport like a semi-business-like zombie woman. But, in all honesty, I hate that stuff. Can’t stand coffee – vomited a […]

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Understanding Show, Don’t Tell

As we pursue our dreams of having a novel published and sitting on a bookshelf, most of us are trying to improve our craft and become better writers. I spend a fair amount of time pouring over books about the craft. When I wrote my first novel, I had never heard of show, don’t tell […]

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Oh, Scotland, How I Miss Thee..

Less than a month ago, I was lucky enough to visit Ireland, Scotland and England. I absolutely loved, loved, loved Scotland. If I wasn’t married to my wonderful, incognito redneck, I would’ve begged some poor, unfortunate Scottish soul to marry me just so I could’ve stayed. Instead, I tried to soak in every single second […]

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Ramblin’ Misfit

It seems like forever since I’ve been on here. The last few months have flown by for this girl. I was on the road most of February – hit 11 states for work in 10 days. Then I spent almost a week in Arkansas. Here’s a few snaps from the work trip(s). In-between all of the […]

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