Locomotive: And the Winners Are…

About an eon ago, I posted the picture above with the following promise: "The first person to leave a comment identifying the picture above will win a copy of Kaye George's CHOKE." Five readers (bless their hearts) commented; none identified the picture correctly. Consequently--ALL of them win a copy of CHOKE. If the following-- cyberbonn Tammy … Continue reading Locomotive: And the Winners Are…

Humility check

In the previous post, I wrote a paean to myself in honor of receiving a positive critique in a recent manuscript contest. I was shameless. Because the judge wrote Fannie Flagg twice on the score sheet, I used the name five times in my anthem. I was moved to lavish self-aggrandizement by memory of my … Continue reading Humility check

Thank you for noticing.

For the past month and more, my writing has been on hold. There are two reasons for the lapse. First, I've been short on energy. Second, I've been afraid I don't have what it takes to read a novel, much less write one. Fear played off lethargy. Lethargy played off fear. I played Bejeweled. Bejeweled … Continue reading Thank you for noticing.