Buckle-up, Buttercup, this ride has a lot of ups and downs! It crossed my mind that thoughts of becoming a writer are similar to the butterflies we got as kids whenever the carnival came to town. Let me set the mood... Excitement arises with flashy flyers and buzzing gossip - someone glimpsed the intriguing caravan... Continue Reading →
Book Review “AESOP: A Matti Baker Thriller” by Michele Packard
If you are looking for a fun, fast-paced book and a female character with a lot of snark and killer instincts, check out AESOP: A Matti Baker Thriller from author Michele Packard. It is the introduction book to the AESOP Series. AESOP: A Matti Baker Thriller Author: Michele Packard Description: Private contractor Matti Baker's personal... Continue Reading →
Just Joan…Thinking Out Loud
Realistic Fortitude Hello Friends, I wanted to pop-in this fine Tuesday evening for a wellness check. We have so much going on in the world, and in our lives these days, it is easy to find ourselves drowning in chaos. Afraid we are failing on one level or another. It comes to a point we... Continue Reading →
10 Villain (Antagonist) Traits Writers Should Avoid
Writers should create villains who give the hero a true challenge, but often villains fall flat.