Moss = Spring?

  **Breaking News* Don’t forget if you’re in Portland, my first launch party is this Sun, Feb 15, 2-4 PM at Periscope Books in Forest Grove, OR. I’ll be joined by writers Jenn Crowell, Sue Parman, and Lorri Nandrea. Hope to see you there! I...

What’s an IdeaBoard?

Maybe you think you know what an IdeaBoard is. But I’m here to needle you by saying, maybe you don’t know all it CAN be. For example, perhaps you used context clues and your own good sense to surmise that an IdeaBoard is a board on which an author places...

Recharging your Creative Batteries

One of the mistakes I’ve been careful to avoid is depleting the creative reservoir. I envision this as something that happens when you dive into creative pursuits full-time, facing a blank canvas or blinking cursor for eight hours a day, no other choice but to...

What if you were stranded on a desert island with…

OK, authors and writers out there. Question for you. Yes, YOU. What would happen if you were stranded on a desert island with your characters? You can pick your favorites, if you have one. Would you get bored? Would one of you end up killing the other? Would someone...