Category Archives: Special Events

Contest drawing!


Yes, yes, we did our drawing. And we have a winner! When we met on Skype this week, I cut up little pieces of paper and Michelle and I added up the count. I threw them in the hat and … Continue reading

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Writers’ Conference


Last September I went to my first writers’ conference. I had the good fortune of running into a former classmate from a memoir writing class I had taken at The Muse, who I hadn’t seen for a few months. Jennifer.

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Contest reminder!


Just a reminder about the contest to win one of our published books! Well, not ours per se, but an anthology of 37 short stories in which ours are included.

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Win one of our books! Contest Alert!


We’ve really done it! Thanks to the America’s Got Stories contest from Koehler Books, we’ve been published! As you read in Jennifer’s post, I got my books first. Drove down to the Barnes & Noble, met some of the other … Continue reading

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We’re published!


The books from the contest are published! Michelle and I received ours through the postal service!

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The move


Are moves ever really smooth? I mean really? Your stuff gets broken, chipped. You can’t find the spoons to unpack so you have to eat with the ice cream scooper. You live around boxes, stepping over things. You go without … Continue reading

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Saying good-bye


This week I said my good-byes to the friends I’ve made here in Norfolk–Michelle and the tap ladies. I dreaded this week, thinking it would be horribly depressing. But to tell you the truth, I’ve had one of the best … Continue reading

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A Week in Vegas


A week in Vegas was just what the doctor ordered, but coming back and not having any of my writing finished has me in a bit of a tailspin. Don’t get me wrong – I am not complaining! But when … Continue reading

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Chances of winning a contest


Michelle MADE me enter a contest. She picked out the pieces she thought were my best. She wouldn’t let me leave her house until I pressed the submit button myself. I think no one ever wins contests and it’s usually … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Elders


I am often amazed at the steps in life that lead a person to one place or another.  Jennifer and I made a decision today that will hopefully affect many people in a positive way. I thought I would share … Continue reading

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