In part two of the series, artist and former Marine KD Neeley describes how she rose from the ashes to open her own art gallery in downtown Albuquerque and organize fundraisers to help her fellow service men and women. … More Interview with Artist Katie Neeley of the KD Neeley Gallery in Downtown Albuquerque – Part 2
On my first podcast ever, I talk with artist KD Neeley about how and why I started writing, some of my favorite authors, how I deal with writer’s block, and more. … More I’m On a Podcast!
An artist and former Marine opens her own art gallery in downtown Albuquerque and organizes fundraisers to help her fellow service men and women. … More Interview with Artist Katie Neeley of the KD Neeley Gallery in Downtown Albuquerque
I never thought of myself as a modern art lover. But I love the current exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum: “When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection.” … More When Modern Was Contemporary Art Exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum
What I’m Asking Her After Having Attended the LERA Writer’s Conference— Story Mastery with Michael Hauge … More 5 Questions To Ask the Hero of Your Story
It was the first Sunday in September. … More Fly Free, Butterfly
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson I read this book in preparation for the author’s visit to Albuquerque for a public library fundraising event. It’s a multi-award winning memoir written in verse style, which I had to get used to. But after a few pages I was devouring chunks in one sitting. If I were … More Shannon’s Reading List: Brown Girl Dreaming, Bad Feminist, and Always and Forever, Lara Jean
The selfie re-enactment tradition is still going strong. … More Selfie Re-Enactments Redux
In honor of the recent anniversary of the release of “Thelma and Louise”, my final post on the hero’s journey breakdown of road trip movies. … More Road Trip Movies: Thelma and Louise
I’m so behind on updating my Goodreads list. I know this because I keep getting prompts from the 2017 Reading Challenge – “You’re 5 books behind schedule! Do you need a boost? A pep talk? A life line?” I actually have read some books over the past three months. I just had yet to collect my thoughts. … More Shannon’s Reading List: Is It Really Already Spring 2017?