Sneak Off and Read: Lines about Spring, #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines about SPRING for a great start to the week. Enjoy! Shivering, Juliet wrapped his too-big jacket around her. It smelled fresh and cool, like cut grass on a spring morning. Sharon Wray When Next We Meet (work in progress) “I’ve okay-ed springing Kelly. An attendant will bring a wheelchair to roll…

Psst: A Secret #2 Adding Emotion to our stories

When I was a tad younger, I went to a party with friends. At that time, a college buddy owned a moped shop. He was searching for a young lady to represent his store at an RV show’s beauty contest. I had modeled in college and knew I could do it, but should I? After…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines about FEAR, #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines about FEAR for a suspenseful start to the week. Enjoy! He caught sight of her across the street, calming and comforting others, her blonde hair shining in the sunlight. He let out a breath, and a coil of fear loosened in his gut. Marsha West Juliet pressed her face against his…

Workshops For Writers

Hey there, I’m Kathryn Jane, and I have a passion for sharing information with other writers and authors. How many times have you said, wow, I wish I’d known that going in. Or muttered, isn’t there an easier way to do this? Or, how was I supposed to know this already? Why didn’t somebody tell…

Email Power!

Can you compose efficient and effective emails? When I heard this question, my first impulse was to say, “Yes, of course.” But glancing through my in-box, I realized I wasn’t that efficient or effective. While I don’t ramble or use ambiguous language, I could improve the tone of my emails. In her book, Playing Big,…

Writing Retreats!

Why do we go on writing retreats? Well, I guess everyone has a different idea, but I go to crank out a bunch of words. Some people are able to be creative in fifteen or thirty minute stretches, then off to something else, then come back to the computer. Some people only get to write…

The Magic Of New

  Several years ago, I did a blog by this very same name. No, I’m not recycling blogs, because there is, definitely, magic in something new. Back then I was awed by my Floridian, then-toddler grandson’s reaction when he saw snow for the first time. This time, I’m wallowing in my own wonder of something new—a…