Creativity and Imagination

Creativity and imagination, unlike faith, is constantly replenished by our need to question the universe, to give it form and purpose... That's why it is so dangerous to marry the power of the church to that of government. Only corruption can result.                           … Continue reading Creativity and Imagination

Loving Molly

Author Susan Woodring's post "This Writer's Wish List: A Love Story" has been on my mind since I read it two days ago. I can't make it go away. It sticks with me because what Woodring says is true. Uncomfortably so. She says if we write because we want something--wealth, fame, a room of our … Continue reading Loving Molly

Tomorrow’s Guest Blogger: Author Patricia Deuson

Author Patricia Deuson will be here tomorrow to talk about her new mystery novel, Superior Longing, which comes out September 15, 2011. Pat and I have been online friends for several years through the Sisters in Crime Guppies. Tomorrow will be an exciting day for her, and I'm honored she's sharing that excitement with me … Continue reading Tomorrow’s Guest Blogger: Author Patricia Deuson

And is it gone, yes it is gone, alas

I was about 500 words into a post about Kaye George's new novel, Choke: An Imogene Duckworthy Mystery, when, upon clicking Save Draft, I received an error message I'd never seen before. Then I discovered I was logged into HOTSHOTS!, the local Sisters in Crime chapter's newsletter, and was, in effect, about to post on … Continue reading And is it gone, yes it is gone, alas

AROW80 Sunday Report

Write 500 words/ day on Molly: 0 Exercise 30 minutes / day: 1/4 Go to bed by 11:00 p.m.: 2/4 Detail: 1. Writing: Sunday night I received chapter 1 of a 4-part mystery that's being written by members of the local Sisters in Crime chapter. My job was to write chapter 2. That's what I … Continue reading AROW80 Sunday Report