The Verdict

In my last newsletter, “Editing Out the Lightbulb”, I asked for feedback on how to begin The Devil Particle and received twenty-four responses! To refresh your memory, here were the choices:   “The burnt-out lightbulb makes a satisfying ‘pop’ as I...

Editing Out the Lightbulb

I’m in the process of reworking the beginning of my young adult dystopian novel The Devil Particle and could use some help. Which of the following book openings do you prefer? Which book would you be more likely to keep reading? Let me know! “The burnt-out...

My Amazing New Book Project

I belong to an incredible group of women writers called Writers Must Eat! In addition to gathering every other month for lunch, we have a terrific Facebook page that lists resources, upcoming events, and marketing and networking opportunities. It was through the...

Christmas Gifts

  I wanted to get you something for the holidays and thought why not share my writing? So here are my Christmas gifts to you — three of my flash fiction short stories:       “A Kwiki” – takes place in Madison, Wisconsin and...

Writing with a Purpose

I’d been revising the fourth draft of The Devil Particle based upon Editor Tim Storm’s comments when I came to a scene I knew needed work. Of course, Tim didn’t hesitate to point that out and offered great feedback. Without giving too much away, the...