The Workshop Life is the Life for Me

The Workshop Life is the Life for Me

I got to talk with a bunch of wonderful writers at a recent workshop at the Midwest Writing Center in the Quad Cities on the subject of scenes and scene-writing, something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately. Sitting at

Savoring (just for a minute)

I’m happy to report that our SISTERS reading at the Muscatine History and Industry Center to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8 was, to my mind at least, a smashing success. Our readers were wonderful, simply marvelous. Each woman

#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

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

Registration Open for Historical Fiction Workshop

Sign up now to join me in a discussion of researching and writing historical fiction at the Midwest Writing Center in Davenport, IA, on Saturday, October 17, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. We’ll talk about how to find information about your

New Events! Save the Date

I’m excited to announce the latest cool things in which I get to be involved: You can sign up now for my workshop on Researching and Writing Historical Fiction. We’ll discuss useful practices for conducting historical research and ways to