Green River Lake, Kentucky

Who doesn’t like to spend the weekend relaxing? I’ve been taking the weekends to unwind from the work week and recharge my batteries, which I think is important for everyone. I spent this past Saturday at Green River Lake near the Holmes Bend Marina. Put me around nature, and I find a peace that settles […]

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Lonely Estrogen

Y’all, the testosterone in my house runneth over, and I am the lonely estrogen outcast. I feel like I have a gang of gremlins living under my roof that gang up on me. There’s ride by farting near me, which is uncool, and I 100% blame my father for it. We, my angelic self and […]

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The Dying Town Thanks You

In twenty-four hours, over 2,500 people read the post The Dying Town. The hits ranged from all over the United States, including Alaska, but also there were people reading it from Canada, Jamaica, Aruba, Spain, Vietnam, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. That’s pretty cool and it shows the power of social media and the internet. […]

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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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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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