Kick Ass Moms

There’s a scene in just about every old sheriff-vs-outlaw Western where the hero has to leave his wife and child — usually the town schoolmarm, respectable and nurturing, and a son, the next generation hero who must learn a valuable lesson from his...

Sing Me a Song

Once upon a time, one of the agents I followed on social media said something that upset me. This was not because she was dissing something in my writing, but because she was dissing teen-me. Her complaint revolved around the number of teens in submissions who...

When You Wish Upon a Star…

The cold nibbled gently at my ears despite my floppy woolen hat. I knew I should have crocheted another round on the hat, to bring coverage down further. Time had been short though, because if there were one thing I was not going to do, it was be late to this game....