Defiance on Indian Creek

Second Edition on Sale Sept. 27, 2022 PRE-ORDER HERE “Defiance on Indian Creek transports readers to the days of the American Revolution to follow the heart-stirring story of young Mary Shirley, who struggles to find her place in a turbulent world.” —Charlene Whitman, author of The Front Range series “...Mary is a fun protagonist to follow …

Transitions

Transitions don’t just lead into the next thing; they make an impact. My mom spent the last several months in the hospital—not improving—not able to care for herself at home anymore. I went to the hospital to see her before Christmas. I brought her a red Poinsettia—her favorite color to brighten her gloomy room. But …

To sigh or not to sigh

I found this interesting article:   Why Do We Sigh? | Psychology Today My question: Should a first-person character tell us they sighed?  Sighing is an audible and visual reaction. But maybe a first-person character would only observe this in others. Would a first-person character just express the frustration in dialogue (internal and audible) and in physical actions? …