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Why Go?

Why Go Why endure frigid nights sleeping outdoors on the ground? Why take on the burden of a heavy pack, and a long, long walk? Not just for the fresh air, or the views, or the exercise, or for the…

John’s Story Travels

Everywhere I go, I bring my writing. Everywhere. The few times I’ve allowed myself to become separated from it, it’s led to a brooding creative doldrums, from which no progress can be made….a day without sunshine. The absolute worst, (and…

A Tall Order

It’s a tall order, writing first person narrative through the eyes of a sixteen year-old boy. Especially a boy who lives in 1885, in rural Texas. (I’m a city girl, myself). Every word, (even curses, slang, terms of endearment) must…

About My People

To write this novel, I had to create some good, solid characters. Characters of three-dimensions—flesh-and-blood-and bone, with their own back stories, habits and ideas about the world. Because if the characters don’t feel real, you won’t embrace their story. My…