Adventure Series Keeps Readers in KNOTS

Adventure Series Keeps Readers in KNOTS

  If you’re going to wear a lot of scarves, you should know a lot about knots, right?   Silki Begay, the protagonist of the award-winning contemporary adventure-mystery trilogy, SILKI, THE GIRL OF MANY SCARVES, knows a whole heck of a lot about knots.  ...
Ants Harvest Jewels, Inspire, and Cause Literary Havoc

Ants Harvest Jewels, Inspire, and Cause Literary Havoc

ANTS! Love ’em or hate ’em, they are a fact of life. Sometimes, they are hailed as heroes; sometimes, they are kind of evil. Ants gather ancient relics and jewels from the earth ~ Listen, if you grew up on a ranch in the mountains of Arizona as I did with...
Upon Learning the Splendid Craft of Writing

Upon Learning the Splendid Craft of Writing

Series: Keepin’ it real Beginning writers face many obstacles. Recently, someone asked for advice in a writing group online. She wanted to write novels but said everything stays a draft because she feels too insecure to continue and doesn’t really know what...

Don’t Be a Writer-Rebel Without a Cause

These days, it’s popular to think of oneself as a “Rule Breaker” … a “Rebel;” and, to some extent, that’s fun and exciting. Truthfully, where can we as writers hedge and when must the rules be doggedly followed in order to be...

Three Easy Rules That Will Change your “Comma Life” Forever

Commas have never intentionally hurt you, have they? Okay, maybe you made a bad grade or two on a school paper because you used the two-inch rule; that is, you placed a comma every two inches on your term paper just to show your instructor you were seriously trying....
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