Original Work, writing

Toasted: A romantic and humorous short play

Enjoy a small romantic and humorous play about an attempted proposal. If ever you've thought abut writing a play or film script, I offer writing consultations and writing tips. Sign up for my email list now so you don't miss any of the writing goodness! The restaurant is small and intimate. Tables are lit by… Continue reading Toasted: A romantic and humorous short play

Sunday Story Segment, writing

Asena Ch. 9: A Coffee Shop Deal

Join Asena and Marlene as they dive deeper into their case with a familiar face making an appearance. If you think you know what might happen next or want to make a suggestion, comment below and you may just see your suggestion show up in the next installment! As always, thanks for reading and feel… Continue reading Asena Ch. 9: A Coffee Shop Deal

Sunday Story Segment, writing

Asena Ch 7: Partners

“Tell me again why she’s here?” Danny asked me. He was in his uniform and was taking notes in a tiny notebook. Similarly dressed cops were swirling around the hotel room. Forensics techs were dusting for fingerprints and detectives were theorizing with each other. “I didn’t expect there to be a body,” I snapped. “I… Continue reading Asena Ch 7: Partners

Sunday Story Segment, writing

Asena Ch. 4: The Office

I knew that I had to find Francis. I laughed inwardly, enjoying my own Marvel reference. So far, I had caught a few lucky breaks. Emmett had heard of him at one of my favorite bars and Danny had been the cop to throw him out. I was feeling good about myself though I didn’t… Continue reading Asena Ch. 4: The Office

Sunday Story Segment, writing

Asena: Chapter Three

Curious to learn more about Asena's backstory? Meet Danny, a friend with insight into her family! Remember to comment to add your own ideas, character names, and thoughts to the story! You might just see them pop up in the next chapter!   I stared at Danny as he turned away and started to bark… Continue reading Asena: Chapter Three

Sunday Story Segment, writing

Asena: Chapter 2

The Blue Benjo liked neon, cheap liquor, and, despite its logo looking like the dog from Blues Clues, was known for housing Silver City’s lowlife. With a population of 400,000 and a top ten university in the heart of the city, Silver City had quite a few places like this. It was easy to see… Continue reading Asena: Chapter 2

Tips and Tricks, writing

How to Write a Cold Weather Scene

These 5 tips can change you story for boring to engaging as you write about the cold in a way that is both realistic and immersive. Plus, it's always fun to write a scene you feel immersed in and hopefully you'll feel the chill along with your characters.