So many amazing experiences happened on this road trip, but the one standout realization I had is that I have found my writing tribe. … More 5 Signs You’ve Found Your Writing Tribe
Time for another RWA road trip. #RWA18 #LERARWA … More Road Trip! #RWA18 Denver
Published authors from the Land of Enchantment Romance Authors (LERA) give tips on productivity for writers. … More Goal Setting and Productivity – Tips from the Published Authors of LERA
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!
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
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?
I marveled anew at how Maya went from a child who didn’t speak for five years to someone who spent the rest of her life speaking eloquently, powerfully, and when it matters most. … More Movie Night: And Still I Rise
or, I drove to the D.H. Lawrence Ranch in December. Sort of. or, Shut up, Yoda. There is too such a thing as trying. About two seconds after I turned onto the snow-covered mountain road, it crossed my mind that this wasn’t a good idea. I don’t do snow. Snow is for kids with snow … More The Road Mostly Traveled, In Both Directions
otherwise known as “only the latest scene in my work in progress that was a pain in the ass to write” … More My 10 Steps for Getting Through that Very Important Scene that is Just. Not. Happening.
or, Don’t Take a Benadryl Before Brainstorming and Damn Those Mosquitoes at the Outdoor Concert on Friday Night Me trying to transcribe the brainstorming notes that I wrote on Saturday afternoon while in a Benadryl-and-desert-heat-induced fog: “So, what I need is a reason for GG & J to be working did your in the [what?]” “And … More Trippy Scribblings from the Other Side