Sneak Off and Read: Lines with the topic, JUDGE #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines with the topic, JUDGE. Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. “No.” Shaking her head vigorously, she crossed her arms firmly. “He has to earn the money. I’m adamant about this.” Vicki Batman Olga’s anger had burned. She’d acted like judge…

Plotting Circles & Why I Love Them

Plotting Circles, and why I love them. Good morning, it’s great to see everyone here. Over the course of my writing career I’ve used many programs and tools to plot. Even though I’m a pantser/plotter, but I always come back to my plotting circle to begin a story.       Everything in the circle…

Ahhh! Technology!

I’ve written about Technology here before. Those of you who follow me on my blog have read lots of stories about my misadventures. I sort of have a love/hate relationship with the big T. Last Friday, I was getting my new Surface ready to go to the Saturday NTRWA meeting where were going to have…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines with the topic, SENTENCE #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines with the topic, SENTENCE. Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. She took two deep breaths before meeting the heat in Rafe’s eyes. “I thought you had a life sentence.”  Sharon Wray “You said to ‘look it up in the dic-shun-ry.’”…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about a WEAPON #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about a WEAPON. Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. The opening of the shirt displayed the soft curve of one of her breasts. He yanked his hands from the covers, grabbed the weapon, and walked away from the desirable,…

Cover Girl

In June, I published another indie book. I totally stress over creating covers. As a reader, you may not know what we think when we see a cover.  It is so exciting when I open the email. For example, with my story The Great Fruitcake Bake-off, I wanted to see a cake, some baking elements,…

Your Life in Six Words

By Joanne Guidoccio Whenever I attend workshops, I take note of any icebreakers. While some participants may groan, I find these short, introductory exercises very effective in creating community and stimulating creativity. One of my favorites is the “Six-Word Memoir,” a spinoff of the challenge once given to Ernest Hemingway: Write a story using only…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about DECEIT #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about DECEIT for a great start to the week. She tried to stay away, honestly she did. But after a day she’d get antsy. Her fingers itched. More than anything, she needed to get to the casino. She couldn’t explain it to anyone. Hell—she couldn’t explain it to herself. Marian…

Would A Real Man Say That?

by Kathryn Jane Good question. I am a woman, and therefore, as enlightened as I like to think I am, I still have a female point of view…which can sometimes be annoyingly skewed. As a writer, I am often writing in a male point of view and like to think I do a damned good…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about HONOR #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about HONOR for a great start to the week. Such an honor to be in the presence of a man who knew exactly who he was, and treated every other being with respect. Kathryn Jane Wilkesbury recently had the distinguished honor to be named one of the top five saddest…