What goes on in the brain during sleep interests me. I’m one of those people who enjoys rising early in the morning but also likes burning the midnight oil. Not good in terms of banking optimal sleep sessions. I’ve often complained about having to stop what I’m going to sleep.
But, I must admit to sometimes looking forward to the movies that traipse through my mind during sleep. Most of the scientific literature I’ve read, indicate nightmares can be a reflection of angst or unresolved issues in daily life. Maybe so, but as fun as it may sound to delve into my deep-seeded issues, I won’t tread into those murky waters.
Although I love writing and can’t picture a day when I’m not banging out a story, I find parts of my lifelong dream, stressful. Meeting deadlines, surviving critiques, obsessing over every word of every sentence, and simply trying to gain traction within the industry, has produced nights of frightful dreams.
Recently, I had a nightmare in which I was running away from a seria...
I'm glad you're here. This website represents a milestone in my writing journey. I've moved from keeping my writing and my writing goals to the privy of a select few to opening up to all who dare click on this site.
So who am I and what do I want?
I like to think I'm a simple person, contrary to the high maintenance person my husband says I am. As a busy wife and mother, my writing quest is to create engaging stories that I'd want to read and hopefully others will too. With a lifelong love of reading anything from mystery/thrillers to science fiction to contemporary and the classics, I'm enjoying creating my own stories and characters. My writing journey will begin with my favorite genre, romantic suspense.
After many years of simply writing, I got more serious in 2013 when I joined Romance Writers of America. The education I've received has been invaluable but more importantly the support from fellow writers has enriched me in ways I didn't expect. I've been for...