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News to Celebrate AND a Giveaway

When my children were excited about an upcoming event, they used to say they were “on nins and peedles.” Today, finally, I can banish the “nins and peedles” I’ve been experiencing for months now, and introduce you to Since You’ve Been Gone, my debut novel with Amazon’s Waterfall Press. Olivia and Wyatt have occupied space in my writer brain […]

The Upside of Down’s Syndrome

It’s now almost thirty-three years since my daughter Sarah was born…I wrote this post when she was 25. I’m sharing it today for Down Syndrome Awareness Day. Over twenty-five years ago, I couldn’t have imagined that Sarah or I would have the opportunity to write this chapter in my daughter’s life. Because of technology, I […]

Hanging out at GBC today

I’m posting over at GIRLFRIENDS BOOK CLUB today. Drop by and visit!  

It’s family, not issues! My interview on Suspense Sisters

Thanks to my writer friend Richard Mabry for his interview with me featured on SUSPENSE SISTERS. LEAVE A COMMENT AND WIN A COPY OF MY NOVELLA!

The Days of Whines and Supposes

   On the three-year anniversary of my retirement  after twenty-five years of teaching English DIRECTIONS ON HANDOUT: Write an essay consisting of five paragraphs. Staple this handout to the back of your paper before submitting it. Your essay is due at the end of class. QUESTIONS TO TEACHER (ME) FROM STUDENTS: Does it really have to […]