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
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
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
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?
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
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