Writing Skills

Do We Have Another Winner?

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?

Writing Skills

A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words

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

Writing Skills

Memorable Romance Or Forgettable Love Story

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

Writing Skills

When A Book Deal Is Not A Big Deal

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