A note of gratitude

Writing a novel can seem like a huge, daunting undertaking, almost impossible to achieve. With the help of a devoted mentor, it’s still huge and daunting, but certainly not impossible to achieve. It is with a note of gratitude in my heart that I write this. Without the guidance of my mentor and friend, Sarah […]

That initial impulse

I’ve often wondered how writers get that initial impulse to begin writing. I read about one author whose childhood experience of having her voice literally silenced when singing happy birthday to a family member (by a thoughtless and unsuspecting aunt) created a burning desire to “have her voice heard.” Needless to say, she became a […]