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Buccaneer Blogfest — My 5 Favorite Books

As part of week three of the Buc­ca­neer blogfest, we were asked for our five favorite books.  In my pre­vi­ous post, I lament­ed the fact  that I don’t read a lot, which made com­ing up with this list a bit of a chal­lenge.  (I cheat­ed a bit by insert­ing a graph­ic nov­el.)  The first four […]

Buccaneer Blogfest — What I’m Reading!

In his book On Writ­ing, author Stephen King com­ments: “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all oth­ers: read a lot and write a lot.”  So as a writer, when­ev­er some­one asks me, “what are you read­ing?”, I feel like I should have a response.  How­ev­er, I must con­fess that I real­ly don’t read a lot.  It’s […]

Happiness: How to Find It — Behind the Romance

Week num­ber two of the Buc­ca­neer blogfest con­tin­ues, and our pirate flag whips in the sun as we search the lit­er­ary seas for booty.  Today’s prompt asks writ­ers a very com­mon ques­tion: where did you get the idea for your nov­el? If you would have told me that one day I would write a romance […]