As the major winter holidays approach here in the States, I’m thrown into the chaotic circle with many other parents of young adults, trying to sort out schedules and plans while keeping my wits about me. To that I say, “Bah-hum-bug.”It was so much easier when we could all dress our kids in their zippered… Continue reading I Know You’re Busy Adulting But Can We Slow It Down a Bit for the Holidays?
How well do you know your story's hero? Or your antagonist for that matter? What about your hero’s sidekick? As is often the case with ah-ha moments, they come from out of the blue. I had been feeling a little lost with my work in progress lately. Like I didn’t know who my main character… Continue reading How Well Do You Know Your Hero?
My mother’s instructions had been thorough, written by her once steady hand that in recent years had grown palsied. Standing outside of the bus station, I took the folded note from my purse and studied it again. The humidity had made everything damp, sticky, and I worked to smooth out the creases. I stepped through… Continue reading The Legacy of Audrey Flynn