Monthly Archives: October 2014

“Getting it write”

In the Why Mysteries series I work hard to get it right.  By “work hard” I mean I’m use writing as an excuse to do what I really really enjoy – eat interesting things in interesting places. When I write … Continue reading

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THE WOOLY WORM FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 17th was the opening day of the 37th Annual Wooly Worm Festival in Banner Elk, NC.  It’s a fundraiser for the city and virtually every group in town that has a place to sell parking tickets.  Kids of … Continue reading

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“JASPER….” UPDATE

I finished my edits of “Jasper Lilla and the Wolves of Banner Elk” this afternoon and got it into the hands of one of my readers and a copy to mail off to Maggie at The wolf Conservation Center in … Continue reading

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“JASPER…” UPDATE…Getting closer

Last week I finished the first draft of “Jasper Lilla and the Wolves of Banner Elk.”  Early this morning I finished my initial edit and I’m now half way through typing in my corrections.  I’ve got a full page of … Continue reading

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TWO OPENING PARAGRAPHS for “JASPER LILLA and the WOLVES of BANNER ELK”

Please let me know which of these you like best…thanks A. I’ve heard about people being so scared they couldn’t feel it, but I wasn’t sure I believed it until then. Aunt Maggie had a name for it. She called … Continue reading

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DREAMLAND ALPACAS

That’s Debbie McLeish of Dreamland Alpacas in Meadowview, VA.  My sister and I went up there last Saturday to do a little research for “Jasper Lilla and the Wolves of Banner Elk.”  Jasper lives on an Alpaca farm outside of … Continue reading

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