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As a curious observer of life, I blog on writing, marketing, my prairie - anything that interests me in the moment. I like to have conversations with readers, so don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I'll respond.

With a little help from my friends – NaNoWriMo 2015

By Carol / 02 December 2015 / 4 Comments

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) sent hundreds of thousands of writers to their keyboards in November to write the novels they know they have in them. Historically, 17% of those who start succeed. I was…

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Writing reckessly – NaNoWriMo 2015

By Carol / 30 October 2015 / 6 Comments

“Every morning I tell myself: Write recklessly today. You can play it safe tomorrow.” – Sue Monk Kidd As I join tens of thousands of other writers to tackle the National Novel Writing Month challenge…

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The Invention of Wings – Review – Historical Fiction

By Carol / 16 September 2014 / 4 Comments

I’ve been a fan of Sue Monk Kidd since I read The Secret Life of Bees. So when Kidd released her newest novel The Invention of Wings, historical fiction set in the early 19th century, I…

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