Category: A Writer’s Life

Life happens, sometimes not even in the story we’re writing.

Themes

When I first started crafting jewelry, friends would comment that many of my beads made them think of candy. Hard candy, to be specific. I laughed it off at the time, but as the years went by I began to see a recurring theme… Continue Reading “Themes”

Keeping Connections

My mother was a “crafty” person: tatting, crochet, knitting, sewing… she did it all–and very well, too. I truly believe that making jewelry has become my way of connecting with her memory–keeping her close as it were. That isn’t to say that I don’t… Continue Reading “Keeping Connections”

Writing With Christmas Flavor

Tis the season for Christmas romances on the Hallmark channel. Some are corny, goofy, or cliche, but all of them are clean, sweet, and brimming with holiday cheer and happy endings. Today I watched one that was particularly delightful, much to my surprise (since… Continue Reading “Writing With Christmas Flavor”