Book Bums Nov. 4

Join a roster of terrific authors, marketing pros, and independent publishers at the 4th Annual Book Bums Writer’s Workshop to be held Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at West Liberty Public Library in West Liberty, IA.

May Flowers

May Flowers

Saturday, I helped Writers on the Avenue wrap up National Poetry Month with a poetry festival that featured free workshops for poets of all ages, an open mic, readings by the winners of our poetry contest, and then readings by

#GivingTuesday to Support the Midwest Writing Center

#GivingTuesday to Support the Midwest Writing Center

Support the MWC! We moved to Muscatine in April. In May I went to the local author fair at the Musser Public Library and looked at, envied, and even talked with a few authors in and around Muscatine, feeling excited

Women at the Table in Caxton’s History of Jason

One of my favorite medieval characters is Medea, the enchantress who helps Jason win the Golden Fleece, performs astonishing feats such as rejuvenating Jason’s aged father, and who is most memorably depicted as a wronged woman whose many treacheries are

Three Good Things

I. Workshop this weekend! I am looking forward to sharing some tips and tricks I’ve learned, and learning from the experience of other participants. There’s still time to sign up here.   II.  Book! I am delighted to announce that