In The Nine Month Plan by Wendy Markham, Nina Chickalini has long dreamed of getting away. After her mother’s death years ago in childbirth, she put her dreams of seeing the world on hold to be mother to her younger siblings. She also works full shifts helping her father in the family pizza parlor. …

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I’ve begun again. I recently decided to experiment and write an alternate chapter in my book-writing efforts. I wrote it from my hero’s point of view, and wow, what a difference that has made! I think what I’m writing is better from his point of view. One chapter in his voice has since grown into …

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How much is too much? I continue to write on in my draft of a novel. I love every minute of writing it. It’s not perfect, and it may never see the light of day. I may be the only one who every reads it. I just don’t know yet. My characters are still talking …

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This August will mark three years that I’ve been blogging. The recent break that I’ve taken from my blogs has been the longest non-posting period for me in all that time. I’m still writing, but I’m writing outside of the blogging forum. As most know, I decided to continue the story and some of the …

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