Acceptance Surprise

#Anthology #shortstories #preschool Short stories based on events in my life are enjoyable to write, and I submit to a variety of publishers. This past week, I received a surprising acceptance email from an editor for a future anthology. I revised my story several times, had it critiqued, then edited it to its current version,... Continue Reading →

Ladder and Hammers

Family Story #siblings #rooftop #1960s Moonie, Teddy, and Kitty lay in a circle around me for story time. I tried making them sit up, but they flopped over. I grabbed my bunny book— Boom, boom, boom! I froze my book midair. "It's OK. The broken roof." I stretched out my legs and plopped the book... Continue Reading →

New Anthology Excitement

#Anthology #amwriting #shortstories Grace Publishing shipped me a sweet and anticipated cardboard treasure box which arrived today. It contained not gold and precious gems, but books, with one of my stories printed on page 63—Soles, in the Short and Sweet goes fourth anthology. Words from my fictionalized non-fiction story dripped through my fingers—hot sun, cold... Continue Reading →

Author Generosity

#amwriting #writerslife I'm a member of Inspire Writers. This group is on my generous list. Inspire announced that their website for Christian writers is now #6 worldwide. The group is no longer a regional one, it is national, and international. The generosity of fellow writers and authors with their time and experience amazes me. It's... Continue Reading →

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