A Little Bit Hypocrite

We’re all hypocrites…at least a little Merriam Webster’s definition for a hypocrite reads, “a person who claims or pretends to have certain beliefs about what is right, but who behaves in a way that disagrees with those beliefs. (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypocrite) That definition sounds like me. Does it sound like you?  Haven’t we all done things, said … Continue reading A Little Bit Hypocrite

Choose to Stand

My grandfather died in World War II when my mother was a toddler. I never was able to talk to him, hug him or hold his hand. He fought so we could have the freedom to worship God in this country. He fought to protect families, friends and even those he didn't know. He gave … Continue reading Choose to Stand

Find a nurse

As a registered medical sonographer, one who can perform ultrasounds, I often get frustrated when I see actors, in tv shows or commercials, place the ultrasound probe on the wrong area of the patient to look at a specific structure. For instance, a character will be in the hospital and a "doctor" will place the … Continue reading Find a nurse

Yum…Shoe Leather

Ever tasted a little shoe leather?  It's not very good, especially when we open our mouths and stick in our foot, all on our own. Psalm 141:3 says, "Set a guard over my mouth, O Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips." Hopefully, visions of Hannibal Lecter didn't pop into our minds when … Continue reading Yum…Shoe Leather

Writer Towns – Asheville, NC

Tweet this - Writer Towns - Asheville, NC Yes - Asheville, NC is my home town and I am biased, but what a great place to write. From mountain tops to nearby waterfalls, so many things here inspire a writer to write, especially the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer's Conference. If you have a couple … Continue reading Writer Towns – Asheville, NC

5 Tips to Optimize Writing Time

As a busy full-time career women, wife, mother and writer, time is something that must be protected at all costs.  After all, we want to get our books written and hopefully published, then do it all over again.  So here are 5 tips to help you make the most of your writing time. God created … Continue reading 5 Tips to Optimize Writing Time

Writing at 4am – anyone?

I met a lovely lady at the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer's Conference who won an award for her poem.  Before the excitement of her win, we chatted a bit and I share with her how I struggled to find time to write.  I work a full-time job, have two active teenage boys and love … Continue reading Writing at 4am – anyone?

Writer Towns – Matlacha, FL

 Matlacha always intrigued me.  The colors, the atmosphere, all the creative people...Love it! The small eclectic town sparks creativity and the imagination. I wanted to share with you some of the things I found while researching a setting for my novel. If you're looking for the glamorous or famous, high dollar hotels and country clubs, … Continue reading Writer Towns – Matlacha, FL

The Hero I Never Knew…

They named me after him.  My middle name is Lee. He was left handed.  Guess I got that from him too.  I'm the only lefty in my family. They said he loved Jesus.  So do I. But I didn't get to sit on his knee. I didn't get to go for ice cream with my … Continue reading The Hero I Never Knew…

5 Writing Tips to share from the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer’s Conference

Ever have one of those weeks that changes your life for the better?  I spent the week at the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer's Conference and learned hundreds of things, but since I was taught to keep posts to less than 500 words, I want to share the top five things this newbie didn't know... … Continue reading 5 Writing Tips to share from the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer’s Conference