A Love Letter to My Dream (2012)

Her heart tugged a little, like always, kissing her soulmate goodbye- for now, before slipping out the door.  Walking to the King Street station, the early autumnal fog clung to everything- the moisture of the Potomac making the old city grey. Her little Cole Haan’s clicked along as she tapped her SmartTrip and joined the […]

And be you blithe and BONI: Day 3

AM: Another great breakfast, chatting away with other authors. Then off to have Don spend three hours blowing us out of the water repeatedly 🙂 Today focused on the inner journey of the protagonist and digging even deeper into them. I personally found an entirely new angle to hit with my protagonist and her issues, and […]

This is your brain on BONI. BONI Day 2

Day 2: Lesson 1: Breakfast is at 7:30amand goes until 9am. Class begins at 9:30am. You would (hopefully) be surprised at the number of us that arrived to eat breakfast at 7:30am. My talented self included. But hey, the food was delicious (I’m thinking on the whole we’re super lucky in regards to meals. They’ve been phenomenal.) […]

We are a BONI group of authors: BONI Day 1

I made it! From uncertain, to wait listed, to joining the class last minute, I am here! BONI VA 2013 The backstory: A year ago, I had never heard of Donald Maass. :insert gasp if necessary: But then, at the same time, my local RWA chapter as well as Savvy Authors colluded to bring him […]

Writer’s Group Prompt #2

June 3rd, 2013 Prompt: Full moon over the ocean. Time: about six minutes. The sea rises to consume the shore as the flat full moon fails to emulate the sun’s rays. Nature consumes in the pale light. The crest of white waves are punctuated by dolphin fins. The shrunken shoreline is alive. A sea of […]