Whats On The Stack Beside My Chair

What kind of reader are you? I often have breakfast with two friends. One doesn’t read. (What?) The other only reads nonfiction, usually for his work. My reading is a lot different.

I love to read. My parents used to laugh at me because, even at an early age, whenever we went somewhere, or went just for a ride, I’d be in the backseat reading. They really gave me a hard time when I got my driver’s license and had to ask directions whenever we drove anywhere.

Stephen King said, “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have time to write.” And most writing teachers agree. So I see reading as an important part of my writing. Continue reading “Whats On The Stack Beside My Chair”

The Discouraged Writer

Facing Choices
Can I do it?

Discouragement seems to be a frequent houseguest to most, if not all, of us. As soon as you start on a project, there comes that little whisper of doubt, of insecurity.

A writer is especially always working against the fears that spring up. My post this month at The Write Conversation is about this, but it also discusses something positive that comes out of battling through your discouragement. You can read my post by clicking here.

If you don’t mind, I would love to hear what you are currently working on. Tell me about it in the comments below.

And thanks for stopping by.

Everyone’s Life Is A Story

I posted earlier about joining a senior bowler league. (You can read about it here.)

Today I want to tell about two very different bowlers I had the opportunity to watch this summer.

The first was a precious little, curly blonde who couldn’t have been older than Young Girl from Pixabaysix. Her pink cheeks equaled Shirley Temple’s and she seemed to have an innocence to match. Continue reading “Everyone’s Life Is A Story”