The Farm Girl and the Working Writer

The Farm Girl and the Working Writer

When it comes to a working writer, movies portray the author as either some sequestered away in a small cabin somewhere, doing nothing except writing books and fussing over story lines or they’re Carrie Bradshaw in Sex in the City, taking New York in stilettos...

Updated Blog Schedule

I’ve tried to keep a blogging schedule, and I’ve got a handy spreadsheet. However, you may have noticed that my blogging has slowed down in recent months. Between work changes, which have negatively affected my health and some additional health challenges,...

Writing Horse Crazy & Disabled Like Me #IWSG

This month’s question: What personal traits do I put in my own characters? When I began writing my Noble Dreams series, I admit I started as a lark. As a horse crazy girl who grew into a crazy horse lady (just ask my four spoiled horses), I longed to continue...
Talking Turkey #HappyThanksgiving

Talking Turkey #HappyThanksgiving

I’m sitting here in the home office looking out my beautiful bay window to the north. Leaves are swirling down from the trees, covering the ground. One of our squirrels bounds across the yard, happy to find more acorns or hickory nuts from the tree. The horses...
Happiness is…hay!

Happiness is…hay!

This past summer in the Ozarks we had a really bad drought. While the rain has certainly picked up in the last month or so, the news reports in early October were all about farmers selling off cattle and worried that they wouldn’t be able to feed them. Not only...