Writers Lunch in Green Valley

MONDAY, JUNE 29 12:00-1:30 pm Writers Lunch in Green Valley. An eating meeting for writers. Open to all adult writers, published or unpublished. We are a diverse group with common goals—to encourage each other to keep writing, and to share our work with each other and...

Building Your Writer Platform

SATURDAY, APRIL 11 12:15-1:30 pm Arizona Mystery Writers “Building Your Writer Platform.” It’s no mystery that for success today, it’s more than the elevator pitch for your book. You need to know who you are, what you offer your readers, and they have to know you....

2014 New Mexico Book Awards

  Just found out that my book, Seedlings, Stories of Relationships,  is a finalist in the 2014 New Mexico Book Awards! Winners get announced at the Awards Banquet in November  in Albuquerque. And Seedlings placed in two categories—Anthology and Fiction (other)....

Tell Me When It Happens!

I love to be in the company of writers! The writers who are the most inspiring and alive are the ones who tell me what they are doing or have done. I confess to a flicker of irritation hearing writers, and other dear friends who repeat, “Yeah, one of these days, I’m...

My Writing Process—Back in the Saddle

Part of my writing process is thinking about upcoming projects as I go through my day—walking, doing chores around the house; at the gym, driving, etc. I usually start with a whole jumble of  “things to do.” Next I write lists of categories: Social media,...