Originally posted on There's a Bee in my Bodice:
MCC: Hi, I’d like to welcome Philippa Francis, editor extraordinaire, to my little haven. She’s got some tips for us—and some stories to tell—about her adventures in the editing world. Just so you know, she’s using a pseudonym to protect the guilty. So if your…


Sunday was Founder’s Day at Oregon Writers Colony (OWC) Colonyhouse, Rockaway Beach, Oregon. About forty writer/members gathered for the day to hear each other read, participate in mini-sessions related to writing, buy each other’s books, nosh, and socialize in the ocean air. The weather was perfect, the company was delightful, the sessions were informative and […]

Originally posted on Dog training blog, Austin tx:
I am sure this will open up a great battle but I need to post this.  I wanted to share all my research on the differences between American Staffordshire Terriers (AST) and American Pit Bull Terriers (APBT).   As you all know I joined the Austin “Pit Bull”…


Am rewriting Just Like Tennessee and I have until 8/15 (4 days) to finish it in order to meet a deadline. As I mentioned before, it’s not that I’ve left out anything, rather that the play is rather condensed. If it were a scarf I’d knitted, it would be knitted too tight. So, I decided the […]


Today was a good day too, but yesterday was exceptional! Yesterday I learned that I have readers in France, Germany, the UK, Canada and the US. Yesterday I completed Chapter 5 of the new WIP. Yesterday I wrote a poem. Yesterday I had a table read of my new play, and so many people came […]