Twelve years ago, I enrolled in my first online writing class.  I was terribly nervous about exposing myself to a faceless audience.  Like all newbies, I was petrified of anyone reading my work. The idea of someone not liking one of my stories sent me into a panic mode. Somehow, I thought that if I … Continue reading

DAY 26 of TAP!

I’ve fallen behind in reporting the progress of our writers. Basically, life seems determined to gnaw away at my ankles, undermining my best efforts to keep organized.  This past weekend, my father fell and broke his hip ball joint. Today, my father is undergoing hip surgery.  It’s got me feeling a little nervous and a … Continue reading


Well, I had a hectic schedule this weekend that flowed into Monday, but I’m getting it back together this morning to update the totals of our participating writers. Aven 7,800+800 (sat)+ 900(mon) = 9,500 Paige 7,400+ 1000(sat)+ 500(Mon)= 8,900 Greta: Still going strong! Shriek 10,100+1,700(Sat)+600(Sun)+1200(M0n)= 13600 Raven  11,476  Revision (-300 Sat) Writing time:  2 hours … Continue reading

Raven’s Interview With Smashwords

Mike Coker, founder of Smashwords, (an ebook publisher) recently  posted my interview with Smashwords at  http://bit.ly/108DNd I’m pleased to say he did a fine job with it.  Please feel free to stop by, read the interview and leave a comment. Thanks for featuring me at Smashwords, Mark. It’s a cool place with lots to offer … Continue reading

The Raven’s Eye Sees Double

I want to thank JB for the interview at her blog  A Writer’s Group. It’s always fun to discuss the aspects of writing with a fellow writer. JB is a member of my writing group Sweethearts over at The Writer’s Village University. Her blog consistently features great topics with excellent links to other blogs or … Continue reading

The Raven’s Eye Chills Out

I don’t think our pal on the doghouse is looking for the Red Baron right now, do you? Maybe he thinks if he hangs around long enough on that roof the Red Baron will eventually find him. Or he figures there’s a melt down in his future and it won’t matter  because a preordained resolution … Continue reading

The Raven’s Eye

This is my first blog, ever.  I’ve been thinking about doing one for over a year.I admit this isn’t something I want to do.  Right now, I feel as though I’ve been caught in the shower by a bunch of Peeping Toms. Worse, I feel as though I have to say something witty or momentous … Continue reading