Vivian Richards held her favorite coffee mug between her palms embracing its warmth. The mug, handmade and painted with what she called a mix of goldenrod and mustard, was her favorite possession. She had found the mug sitting unloved, alone and unpopular on the shelf behind the barista taking her order at her favorite localContinue reading “Friday’s First: First Paragraph, Fourth Chapter”
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Fun Fact: The pastor is actually based on a priest I met briefly a few years ago
Mabel Stanton stood alone in front of the yellow, bungalow-style house she grew up in. It sat just around the corner from Main Street. She loved this house, so she was not about to let the town take it when they rezoned. Despite the very generous amount of money they had offered her, she wouldContinue reading “FRIDAY FIRST: The first paragraph of the second chapter”
Below is a paragraph from the novel I am writing. I hope you enjoy it! Vivian sat impatiently behind the wheel as her mom adjusted the bags of yarn in the back seat as if they were as fragile as glass. Vivian’s fingers tapped on the steering wheel with anxious energy. Anticipation surged within herContinue reading “FICTITIOUS FRIDAY : A Little bit of Vivian”
This weekend I am doing something I have never done before – taking myself on a solo writing retreat. My goal is to finish the first draft of my novel. Writing this has been an interesting adventure! I have known since day one that God has wanted me to write it, but had no ideaContinue reading “MY SOLO WRITING RETREAT”
She leaned her head back against the sanded, smooth top of the rocking chair, closing her eyes against the brightness of the sun. The warmth of its beams kissed her skin in a glowing embrace. She lost herself moments like this. The old porch, refreshed with her welcoming style, had this effect on her. PaintContinue reading “A Paragraph about Mabel”
Starting a new series where I will post one line from the story I am working on. This will offer myself a challenge to find an appropriate photo to match. Join me in this challenge! Today’s line: With a bit of disappointment, she headed down the hill onto the narrow, paved road.
I finished Chapter 4 of my novel. Oh, this chapter! It really has so much of myself in it! Here is my favorite paragraph from it: For Evelyn, she was still that teenage girl dishing out a scoop of chocolate ice cream for the dreamy boy who sat at the bar. She piled it highContinue reading “Favorite Paragraph from Chapter 4”