#1k1hr Writing Sprints in Fort Collins

Join me for a write-in to build your writing stamina and speed. Bring your laptop, notepad, journal, or your choice of writing tool, and be … Read the rest



Andrew McCarthy was ‘Here.’

A couple weeks ago I got an email from a hip friend asking if I’m up for a book event. The answer to such a … Read the rest



Naturally Speaking

Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you my first blog post to write itself, hands-free, as I speak into a headset. Wasn’t it only last … Read the rest



If Virginia Woolf Jumped Off a Bridge, Would You?

Virginia Woolf jotted down story ideas, lines, scribbles, when they came to her, then stuffed them into a drawer and went back to whatever she … Read the rest



Indie Chick Swag

I’ve never really belonged to a club, let alone a secret club (except for the super secret ones regarding grade school crushes that are too … Read the rest



The Great Watermelon Plot Device

“I carried a watermelon,” says Baby in Dirty Dancing and we cringe, cover our faces, mortified for her. These are the first words she speaks … Read the rest



A Romantic Quickie Wins Me 2nd Place

So a while back, my super hip sister sent me a link to a fiction writing contest hosted by The Indie Chicks. This Monday morning … Read the rest



Possibly The Best Poetry Reading I Almost Experienced

Given San Francisco’s rich literary history and active culture, going to a poetry reading was on the top of my hit list during a recent … Read the rest



Behind the Scenes at Fiction Mingle

Today I announced on Fiction Mingle that I will no longer be posting mingles featuring Photo + 100 Words + Audio. The Fiction Mingle community … Read the rest



SEO & My Favorite Clayboy, Gumby

Just one of the reasons why I love working for the rock star SEO team at CCSEO Web Visibility: they just launched Gumbyworld for Premavision! … Read the rest