Category Archives: A writer’s life

A Lot in Preparation

There is a lot in preparation, especially at this time of year. This year I was overly ambitious and decided to invite quite a bit of my family for the holidays. I realize there may be arguments, tense moments, fun … Continue reading

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My Own Caribbean Nights by Stacy Hoff

News of Puerto Rico’s devastation from September’s Hurricane Maria had been difficult to watch. I hope this magnificent island keeps on recovering. I feel connected to PR; I must have visited at least a half-dozen times. I’ve been going there … Continue reading

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Logic vs. Heart

The human mind is amazing. When I think of all the journeys I’ve gone on based on my mind interpreting another person’s works, it is astounding. That being said, it’s not like our minds are without fault and even worse, … Continue reading

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The Final Stretch

We are here folks—dipping our foot into the final stretch of the 2017 year. I can barely believe how fast there year has flown and yet I feel like I say that every year. And as I reflect on this … Continue reading

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Running Down a Dream By Ripley Proserpina

It’s that day. The day after I finish a book. Finishing a book is magical. I’ve been running a marathon, creating conflicts, solving them, the story reaches a climax and then? Solved.  Everyone kisses and it’s the end. There have … Continue reading

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Why Give?

I love Thanksgiving! I wish we were all a bit more giving throughout the rest of the year but I’d still take a season or holiday of giving over no giving any day of the week. During this time of … Continue reading

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Why Fiction?

I am an absolute romantic… surprise, surprise. Now notice I didn’t say hopeless romantic. I love romance but I also realize that at times (and I know this really is many times) real life doesn’t work out the way life … Continue reading

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