Writer Wednesday: The Secret Life of Characters

Ever find that your characters lack dimension?  That they seem more like cardboard cutouts than real people? Or maybe you find the opposite - your characters are so alive they do or say things you didn't expect. As a writer, you've probably experienced both. Even if you're not a writer, I imagine there are plenty… Continue reading Writer Wednesday: The Secret Life of Characters


My True Love Story

Today's my 13th wedding anniversary.  I'm so grateful for every year we celebrate, especially given the state of marriage these days.  But it's much more personal than that. You see, we almost didn't make it. The first two years of our marriage nearly did us in, between my depression coming to a head and my… Continue reading My True Love Story