The week before last my short story Finding Enlightenment was placed 2nd on Faithwriters.com. Last week I submitted another entry called For Whom The Bell Tolls. You can read it below. My latest entry for the Writer’s Challenge on FaithWriters. The writing prompt given was ‘PHONE’. So we had to write about that. Now, there…… Continue reading Do We Have Another Winner?
This is an interactive post where I invite you to comment on this lovely piece of writing by Anthony Padilla who is only 14-years-old. I will kick-start the comments with my own post in the comment section and anyone is welcome to follow suit to comment on both Anthony’s note and the photo he chose…… Continue reading A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words
My husband is annoying me. He is walking around the house mimicking Tarzan’s undulating jungle cry. Now he is starting to call me Jane. Come night he shows me a scene from this 2016 movie, Legend of Tarzan, where Tarzan meets his friend a lion after years apart. I feign nonchalance, engrossed in my book…… Continue reading Memorable Romance Or Forgettable Love Story
So you are a Wordsmith. A Wordsmith knows how to use words to get the desired effect. There’s a way to tell a story and there’s a way to weave a story. Only the one who knows how to weave it will have the crowd mesmerized. He has their undivided attention. Far too many books…… Continue reading How To Play With Words
When I published two of my novels through traditional publishing houses, there were not as many options as there are now. Back then getting your manuscript accepted by a traditional publishing house was what validated you as an author. Those self-published were considered wannabe authors undeserving of the title of “author”. Fast forward ten years…… Continue reading When A Book Deal Is Not A Big Deal