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14 Aug

Lisa Jackson Scholarship Recipients Announced

Recently, recipients for the Lisa Jackson Scholarship were announced by the board of Killer Nashville, an annual conference for writers of mystery, thriller, and suspense. I am honored to be one of the two recipients of this year’s award and am looking forward to learning all I can at the upcoming conference. Click the link […]

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3 Jul

Check out my Inaugural Newsletter!

Newsletter – July 2018

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Published On
3 Nov

A Bit of Mountain Wisdom

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My family and I recently returned from a much needed break from the daily grind. What better place to relax and rejuvenate than one of my favorite places, Gatlinburg, TN. Although the weather wasn’t prefect while we were there, I always take away a bit of wisdom from these visits, and this trip was no […]

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1 Oct

Moments That Make It All Worthwhile

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This week my daughter came home with an assignment for her 8th grade English Language Arts class. They are studying suspense (go figure) and they are charged with writing a story. She’d written the beginning in class and was dying to have me listen to it. And, let’s face it, I was dying to hear […]

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3 Sep

Finding Motivation

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Everyone warned me. “Be careful. Make sure you have a plan laid out, goals that will keep you writing once this organism called an MFA program ends. Some people stop writing altogether. Don’t let that happen to you.” I scoffed at their remarks. And rightly so. I had a plan. I would finish my manuscript […]

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