Pimp A Friend Friday: Lillian Rose and Meriweather Asterios

You guys! YOU GUYS. Lillian Rose Asterios and her husband Merris do some of the most gorgeous artistic work that you’re going to find. I can’t tell you how breathless I am to see what they create and sell. Things like this: Do you see those stunning earrings? They’re made from ethically collected butterflies who have already passed. I swoon. … Read More

I'll Be Speaking at the LVWG on Thursday!

I love speaking at the Las Vegas Writers Group meetings. They’re a lot of fun and I actually met my writer’s group, the Illiterati, at the LVWG. Please join us on Thursday, January 19 at 7:00. We’ll be talking about critique groups. We’ll discuss the pros and cons, how to give and receive feedback, and answer any questions you may have. … Read More

I Love That This Is Our House.

Everything is worn and covered in stickers, but there is so much joy here. I snapped this picture today and really took a second to appreciate how lucky I am. It’s a loud house. It’s a very full house. This house is truly alive. <3

2011 NaNoWriMo Playlist

Last year I asked everybody what should be on our NaNoWriMo playlist. And boy, did I get answers! Like 145 of them. I’m going to repost that list for this year, and invite you to contribute your favorite writing songs, as well! Let me know what you think we’re missing out on, and I’ll add it to the list. It’s … Read More

The Remix. Or, With Just A Little Help From My Friends

You all know that KM Walton is pretty much my hero.  Tenacious, savvy, and extremely deserving of her success.  Most of you also know that I lost a challenge to her and so I wrote her a song.  Did you know that song has a remix? Well, it does.  Thank you, Mason.  The world would weep without you. Enjoy.

2010 NaNoWriMo Playlist

Last year I asked everybody what should be on our NaNoWriMo playlist. And boy, did I get answers! Like 143 of them. I’m going to repost that list for this year, and invite you to contribute your favorite writing songs, as well! Let me know what you think we’re missing out on, and I’ll add it to the list. It’s … Read More

Inspiration: Let’s Follow The Cops Back Home

I was driving and this song came on. And suddenly, I kid you not, I literally felt my eyes widen. The lyrics. The words. I had a very clear image of two broken, weary people standing on a dirt road. I am inspired. This feels too big to be a short story, but I’m smack dab in the middle of … Read More