The Thing that Makes Me Laugh Out Loud–My Family #MFRWauthor

FOR THE APRIL SHOWERS BLOG HOP CLICK HERE   This week’s blog topic for the MFRW blog challenge really made me think. What does make me laugh out loud? There are several things that do, but the three stories that immediately came to mind are centered around family. First, would come from my dad. I…

My Biggest Dream….. #MFRWauthor

FOR THE APRIL SHOWERS BLOG HOP CLICK HERE   As an author who hasn’t made it “big” yet, this topic for the blog challenge is a bit of a no-brainer. I think if you ask any writer, published or not, and they’d tell you they want to their names at the top of the best-seller…

My Greatest Weakness–Procrastination @MFRWauthor

Last week the topic for the challenge as to describe my greatest strength. This week prompt is to talk about my greatest weakness, and as with naming my strength, coming up with my less desirable trait was hard. But I think figured it out as I’m typing this article late Thursday night to go live…

My Greatest Strength–Determination to Never Give Up #MFRWauthor

Have you ever thought about your greatest strength? What makes you…well…you? This is also a very hard question to answer. After a lot of introspection, I think my greatest strength is my determination to not fail. If any of you have followed me for any time at all, you know I’m dyslexic. My learning disability…

My Seven Guilty Pleasures… #MFRWauthor

We all have ’em. The things we do that make us happy. Little things that put a smile on our face as we’re doing them. Here are the seven things that I love that always make me happy when I do them: 1. Taking long, hot, sudsy baths. 2. Sitting on the deck in the…

The Things that Make Me Crazy When I Read… #MFRWauthor

Today’s blog challenge topic is to write about the words that make you go “ick.” Since I don’t like to write about these words–most of them are vulgar or just plain awful–I’m not about to spell them out on my blog….. Yes, I’m a prude. And proud of it! Well, at least you should be…

Songs that Have Inspired Me #MFRWauthor

Music plays a big part in all of my contemporary westerns, particularly country music. I don’t always listen to music when I write, but I often plan or plot my stories while listening. I’ve even gotten story ideas from listening to either a certain artist or from a particular song. Sometimes I’ll even hear a…

Out in My Garden…My Favorite Hobby #MFRWauthor

Besides writing, I love to garden. I have a substantial English/Cottage garden that surrounds my house and takes up most of my yard.  I also have a sizable vegetable garden and love to can the bounty that comes from it. I’m always changing something in it. Despite having a book to write this spring, I…