28 Aug, 2018

5 Reasons We Tell Stories

2018-08-28T20:00:49+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Writing Encounters|

We tell ourselves stories in order to live.--Joan Didion Stories. It has now been a couple of months since Entangled Moon was published. Between marketing, attending writing conferences, working on my second book(s), and enjoying summer activities with family and [...]

12 Jun, 2018

Entangled Moon Characters

2018-06-12T16:26:59+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Writing Encounters|

Relationships can get complicated. Here is a list of the characters who really matter or who help drive the plot in Entangled Moon. Feel free to print this off and refer to it when things get...well, entangled: Heather Collings--protagonist and [...]

7 Jun, 2018

Book Club Questions and Topics for Discussion

2018-06-07T21:23:54+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Writing Encounters|

These discussion questions and topics are by no means exhaustive, but I hope they give you a landing point for discussing Entangled Moon. Choose some and create others. Reading is a mutually creative process. Enjoy and collaborate. How have our [...]

1 May, 2018

Entangled Moon Giveaway

2018-05-01T16:38:39+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Writing Encounters|

What could be better than a gift giveaway on Beltaine? Fiona's Scottish day of celebration, but one that is recognized in so many other cultures in the world. May Day. Baskets full of flowers. May-pole dancing and festivities. Joy in the [...]

25 Apr, 2018

Comes Dawn

2018-04-04T01:40:32+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Writing Encounters|

simple dawn stroked midnight purple reaches dew-fresh morn to capture deepest yearning.       Photo by Ronaldo Oliveira on Unsplash

17 Apr, 2018

The Suicide

2018-04-17T16:18:56+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Writing Encounters|

I gangled all gawk and yaws, flesh blooming into the ill-fitted vestment of birth. You looked beyond the frill and lace ironed mirror flat against itself and, living the miracle, made me see its ineffable wonder so that I could [...]

14 Apr, 2018

Everyone Suffers Moments of Alienation

2018-04-14T22:11:57+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Writing Encounters|

Fiona has it all. Everything. Tall. Beautiful. Blonde. Blue-eyed. Rich. Influential. Charismatic. Nothing can stop her. She is the It woman of Beverly Hills. She rattles off Louis Vuitton and Jimmy Choo accessories like they're pieces of cantaloupe. A shopping [...]

11 Apr, 2018

Hope Declared Dead

2018-04-04T00:37:34+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Writing Encounters|

Hope was declared dead today or so the headlines read, and I read those headlines in spite of myself for if hope was dead, why read further for reading further would infer hope was alive, and if hope was alive, [...]

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