Monthly Archives: July 24, 2015

Life in Sicily

  Today I’m writing Dante’s back story: Dante grew up in Sicily, a gorgeous island in the Mediterranean situated along Italy’s southern coast separated by the Strait of Messina. Long on history and culture, it bears home to some amazing ancient ruins. But the most awe inspiring sites are those of the breathtaking Mt. Etna on Sicily’s eastern coast. (Province of Catania.)…read more

WD Conference 2015 – NYC

  As the Writer’s Digest Conference gets closer (next week!), I’m sharing this link to register. In the heart of NYC, this weekend event will have something for everyone – seminars, keynote speakers on the craft, ability to pitch your work to agents, meet other authors and share a wealth of knowledge, and most importantly get…read more

Finding Your Path

  Sometimes life is a plate full of cherries. And some times the plate is empty. Today is a hard day. The fist 500 words or so went well. Then my thoughts wandered to my dear friend who lost her Dad this week – less than eight weeks after I lost my Dad. These life changing events…read more

Hello Monday

Today I’m focusing on the main character, Olivia, in The Astoria’s Cursed Catwalk. In chapter 6 Olivia is desperate to end her long day riddled with more than one unpleasant incident to say the least… as she says: “Even days from hell have to end.” And being a Monday, who couldn’t use a little inspiration. Here…read more