Category Archives: Life Observations

What I Thought I Knew

I was quite hopeful that I would have most of my book done this weekend. It is the second time writing the thing, and since I started last summer, it is the longest I’ve taken to finish a book since … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

Lately, I’ve been accumulating podcasts. Podcasts on gardening and writing. In other words, things I find interesting and useful. Trouble is, I haven’t be actually listening to them. In part, it’s because my truck doesn’t have Bluetooth so I can … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for #PhxComicon

Most writers are introverts. We live in the worlds we create in our heads and are quite happy there. But sometimes, we need to leave and actually go out to meet people. Real people; not the characters in our heads. … Continue reading

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I May Get Up Too Early

Actually, I know I get up too early. But then who among us hasn’t bargained with the alarm. Just a few more minutes, half an hour tops. Still, the thing blares at 3:30AM and after a quick hug, we roll … Continue reading

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Gotta Kiosk For You

There are some folks who think the rise of the kiosk is directly related to the rise of minimum wage. They obviously don’t pay attention. Kiosks have been in place for years. Yes,  years. Kiosks are the next evolution of … Continue reading

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Ship, Shop, or Stop

I love the internet. No, it isn’t just for the cat memes. It helps me do one of my favorite things—not go where people gather. In other words, I hate shopping.  Because of people like me, the hubbinator thinks the … Continue reading

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As an author, I’m often asked where I get my story ideas. Truthfully, the story fairy has something to do with it. But it usually starts with a question. In this case, it came down to what I’d been taught … Continue reading

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