Alone for the Holidays

It is Thanksgiving Week. There are many, many things for which I am grateful beyond words, but this isn’t a post about gratitude. The holidays can be particularly stressful for those people who believe the holiday is about what should be done, for people who cannot be with family, for people who have had recent personal challenges or tragedies, and for people who feel alone. I have spent holidays mourning and struggling. I have spent […]

Yorkie puppy named Neo © Lynette M Burrows 2017

We Interrupt this Blog. . . .

Sometimes Life gets in the way of creation. Life with a capital “L.” I’ve had more of those interruptions in the past ten years than there are flowers in the field. Yes, that’s a slight exaggeration. Unfortunately, it’s only a slight exaggeration. Today, though, the interruption is fun! Last Sunday we brought a new puppy home. I’d like to introduce you to Neo. He’s a purebred Yorkshire Terrier, eight weeks old, and a little shy […]

7 Quotes on Writing

These seven successful authors each offer a piece of advice on how to write. Together these quotes may be all you need to know about writing fiction.         So what do you think? Is this complete? Would you add anything? Thank you for taking time to read and comment especially when there are so many concerns that occupy so many of us. My heartfelt prayers for safety and strength go to all […]