Category Archives: Confessions of an Accidental Cowgirl

Can a hypothetical vegetarian finds love with a died-in-the-wool carnivore?

Small Burst Writing: Writing when Life happens

ACK. I AM SO not a Pioneer Woman. I have a resounding respect for the women who trekked out here to NoWhere and made a home and family. Fence line, fur and feather folk, and finding time to write? When Life can’t/won’t … Continue reading

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Atticus is home! We’re having a fur-folk dance party *bad kitty. bad, bad kitty*

SO AT DAYLIGHT  THIS MORNING, Bodhi Doghi and I went over to the barn of last known sighting of Atticus the Ninja Kitty, and followed little tiny kitty cat paw prints into the briars, brambles, cactus and other plants that will … Continue reading

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Redneckedness: It’s more than doodle dust down the front of your shirt…

CONTRARY TO POPULAR opinion, I do not up and marry every cowboy who asks me. The first time I was proposed to traumatized both me and my mama, and it certainly did not end with a big white dress flowin’ … Continue reading

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JK Rowling was rejected 12 times–the good news on getting published today

My first booksigning at Book Expo, my debut novel SCOOP! WE’RE EMBARKING ON Writers’ Conference Season, which also means, Agents are up for Grabs. If you’re still in the market for a traditional agent, editor and publisher, now’s the time … Continue reading

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Fish pee, sharp hooks & smelly dogs: The reason I don’t swim in the river any more

13 stabs with a fish hook 2 smelly, wet dogs 1 blast of fish pee –Just another day in paradise . . . WHEN CHAP ASKED asked me if I’d ever been fishing, I said, “My grandpa used to take … Continue reading

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Dinner time for animals at the house (& a very lonely swan)

DINNER AT MY house means feeding a lot of critters (and yes, Purina makes fish chow). But I start with having the dogs “search” for bones. I hid beef ribs around the property. As usual, Bodhi found his first… But … Continue reading

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Extra penises and disembodied horse heads: The skinny on good cover design

  SO I’M WORKING on the cover for Morgue File, and while I’m proficient in PhotoShop, I admit I’m not a pro. But I did learn the art and craft of the software under the deft tutelage of awesome author … Continue reading

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