Hoodoo to Get Your Love

February 12, 2018 Musings 2 Comments

When I was in my twenties, all my co-workers went to a grandmotherly European woman in the billing department to have…

The Moon, Hoodoo, and Me

January 19, 2018 Musings

For years I lived on a houseboat, tethered to a dock, that rose and fell with the tide in Richardson Bay….

God Bless Us, Every One!

December 23, 2017 Musings

If you’re in the mood for a literary yuletide experience, listen to Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol read by favorite author Neil…

Critique Groups and Beta Readers: Writing as a Not-So-Solitary Pursuit

November 24, 2017 Musings

When I first began writing, I would never read my work aloud in class. I lacked confidence in my abilities, but…

The Rules of Magic

October 9, 2017 Musings

Remember driving to your favorite bookstore and arriving at midnight? All the little Hermiones with wands, and Harrys with lightening shaped…

“I want to live in a book” — Ann Hood

September 11, 2017 Musings

I shook raindrops from my umbrella on the steps of Historic Trinity United Methodist Church. I was there for the 7th…