No One

… just me “A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps.” Proverbs 16:9 I’ve waited seasons,through times of bitter coldmonths of sweltering heat. As the red-wings return,the flight of Canadians fly toward southern lands. I’ve waited seasons,through times of marketing changes, changes, changes. As publishers pick people,writers with a popular standingand social following,Continue reading “No One”

As Time Goes By

“I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.” Psalm 27:13-14 The coolness of the forest on a hot sunny day,Embraces my very soul and warms my heart,It is where IContinue reading “As Time Goes By”

Resting Place

It was ancient, their home, tall and stately. There they stood still staring through the veil of night. Waiting, wondering and watching each taking their turn while others rested.  It was said by many, “In their dreams they sleep with the moon.” But it was of no concern for soon break of day would come.Continue reading “Resting Place”

Front or Back: Does it Matter?

What’s in a book? Well, there’s a front, middle and back. When self-publishing an authors looks at a book in a whole new way. I came across the term Front Matter while going through KDP’s instructions. I thought, “What’s that?” It’s simple. Today I will explain the biology of a novel. The Front Matter (firstContinue reading “Front or Back: Does it Matter?”

Editing: Metamorphosis

A writer’s life is in a type of metamorphosis, as life passes by and years unfold a unique change has occurred in their writing skills. From poetry to prose, academics to artistry, or musing to marketing; all become steps toward transformation. Writing skills are being edited as time reveals new voices in an author’s abilities.Continue reading “Editing: Metamorphosis”

Sneak Peek: Chapter One

Jemi’s Noble Quest “Oh, Kenziah, you worry too much.” Jemi looked eagerly about as she continued, “Smell the spices, and enjoy the colors before us. These are our people. This is our home village. Father is respected and honored here. We are descendants of Job, who was one of the wealthiest men of the SyrianContinue reading “Sneak Peek: Chapter One”

Book Journey: by Patrica Wolf

The day has come. I made the decision. My ten year old manuscript is going to finally take wings and launch! After a decade, I woke up one morning this past spring and made the decision to self-publish. Maybe it was the warm spring breeze or the fact the nation had been put in “isolationContinue reading “Book Journey: by Patrica Wolf”

As Winter Comes

As Winter Comes… September’s bustling chatter echoesm throughout the wood. The drone of slick-back crickets, whizzing of late cicadas, and jabbering of sly chipmunks; resound and ring in humid air. Hydrangea’s bow bulky, blushing heads and stately goldenrod glimmers attracting bustling bumblebees loading pollen for the making. Time trickles with all things. A babe isContinue reading “As Winter Comes”