It's the time of year when I finalize my reassessment of my life goals. I'm making major changes come January 1. I revealed one in last week's post: no more RWA local chapter. That one saddens me, but I'm also looking forward to being a part of revitalizing a once vibrant community. The major change … Continue reading Changes

My Favorite Tropes

Writers, especially authors of genre fiction, love to discuss tropes. Tropes are those "commonly recurring literary and rhetorical devices, motifs or clichés in creative works." One of my author friends is completely hooked on trapped in a cabin during a blizzard with a stranger. Here are some of my favorites: rain/thunderstorms first kisses in the … Continue reading My Favorite Tropes