Tall Tale Tuesdays

The Wail House

It was called The Wail House.  At the time, I didn’t understand the concept and had mistaken the Wail Room for the girl’s rest room.  However, what I endured during my time on the throne was unusual but extraordinary... CLICK TO READ MORE!

Tall Tale Tuesdays

A Key of Her Own

Cynthia’s eyes blurred as she tried to focus on the paper in front of her. Pen in hand, her nerves tingled with excitement. She had waited for this moment most of her life. It was a natural transition, but she had no idea how intense her feelings would be on this day. She had spent many nights dreaming about living on her own, and it was something she wanted to do since high school. Now, Cynthia was about to hand over her hard-earned cash to someone she barely knew just so that she could have a place she could call her own... CLICK TO READ MORE!

Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

Another Adventure with Garden Spells

Have you ever had so much change in your life that you needed something constant to feel comfortable?  Or, are you in a permanent rut and need a little change to shake things up?... CLICK TO READ MORE!

The Writer's Life

Accomplishing Dreams in the Working World

It’s that time, again!  This is my writer’s update where I inform you, the reader, about my comings and goings as a writer. As everyone knows, a writer’s world is fraught with financial insecurities.  Some of the lucky few either have a partner with a decent income to support their endeavors or have hit the… Continue reading Accomplishing Dreams in the Working World

Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

Joan Lowery Nixon’s The Séance

Sara was a troubled youth.  Her mother released her to State custody and she came to live with Lauren’s Aunt.  Lauren never liked Sara since the day she moved in.  However, when Sara went missing at a séance Lauren was reluctant to attend, everyone turned to Lauren for information about Sara’s life before her disappearance;… Continue reading Joan Lowery Nixon’s The Séance

Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars

Hazel Grace Lancaster is a sixteen year old medical miracle.  Her death was delayed by a drug that slowed the growth of the cancerous tumors which had taken residence in her lungs.  Since she is terminal, death is inevitable.  And, Hazel’s mother forces her into a cancer kids support group to help her overcome depression… Continue reading John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars

Year In Reading (Book Reviews)

Dean Koontz’s One Door Away From Heaven

As the boy who became Curtis Hammond escapes the terror that ripped apart his mother, Michelina Bellsong is introduced to nine year-old Leilani Klonk and her disability, quick wit, and a spirit desperate to live.  Micky soon learns of the horror Leilani speaks of as an inevitable fate if someone does not intervene.  However, Micky’s… Continue reading Dean Koontz’s One Door Away From Heaven