Wall Bangers and DNFers (IWSG Monthly Post)

Wall Bangers and DNFers (IWSG Monthly Post)

This month’s question: Being a writer, when you’re reading someone else’s work, what stops you from finishing a book/throws you out of the story/frustrates you the most about other people’s books? This is a tough one, because while I try very...
All the Notes

All the Notes

I’ve got a bit of a craft project happening on my desk right now. The music I’m working on is a solo, taken straight from a conference solo book. This means it has both the clarinet and the piano parts. Talk about notes! Three staves worth for each line....
Book Blast: The Calling

Book Blast: The Calling

This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Branwen OShea will be awarding a prize pack of 1) One signed paperback,2) One Tote bag with the Finding Humanity Series logo (Savas’ Compass)and 3) Two different bookmarks for The...
All the Notes

missed christmas, Hoping to have music ready for you soon

I had hoped to have a little Christmas music to play and share with you. But things kind of got hectic and my practice fell off, and alas, there wasn’t any Christmas music. However, I am back, found one of my non-Christmas solo books, and am practicing once...

Book Shares For The Week of 12/27

Each week I’ll post the books, sale or giveaway events, I share in my newsletter here for you to enjoy. For the sale or giveaway events if it isn’t obvious in the banner image, I’ll make sure to post dates. Please assume all prices are valid for the...
Frozen Hoses and Resilience (Sunday Horses)

Frozen Hoses and Resilience (Sunday Horses)

Last week I wrote about a trickle of water through a frozen hose, and how that teaches me lessons about perseverance and keeping going even when times are tough. This week, as we had a sudden “cold snap” over Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, I’m...
Frozen Hoses and Resilience (Sunday Horses)

Like A Trickle Through A Frozen Hose (Sunday Horses)

One of the benefits of being in the Ozarks is that our highs are quite often above freezing. Right now we’re running in the 40s or 50s, which isn’t bad when our overnight lows are in the 20s. That means if the water hose freezes, it will thaw by midday and...
Frozen Hoses and Resilience (Sunday Horses)

Snow Horses (Sunday Horses)

I knew it’d have to happen someday. After living in Iowa for a very long time, I knew what winter weather would bring. And honestly, the first winter we moved here and I had sixty degree days while my family back in Iowa was getting snow, well it was a little...