Chapter 215!

No, not in any WIP or book I’m reading. Chapter 215 is the official number given to Dunes & Dreams as one of the newest chapters of RWA! It began over lunch at a local seafood restaurant on a cold Sunday afternoon in December 2008. In attendance were myself,...

Another Book Rant? Well, sort of…

One of my recent reads was a book by an author whose works I used to devour on a regular basis. At one time, I had half a dozen favorites among her collection, stories I’d re-read again and again, or just flip to favorite scenes to analyze how she’d put...

Is Life Too Short for Bad Books?

I used to be one of those readers who’d keep slogging through a story–no matter how bored I became with it. Before my publishing days, I did it in the naive hope the story might get better. When I started writing, I continued reading to the end of every...