I'm In A Boxed Anthology!!

A group of Oklahoma authors were invited to write a series of short stories with a recurring theme based on the curse of a Scrimshaw doll: In the late seventeenth century, a zealously protective father feared his daughter’s betrothed would betray her. A gypsy attempted to hex the girl with this spell: All those who betray you will suffer. Only true love can break the curse. The child was holding a doll her father had fashioned out of some mysterious bone.  As luck would have it, the curse was buried within the doll and carried on through the centuries. Our first installment picks up with the young woman’s daughter, …

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Wildokies St. Patrick Day Stories

LUCK OF THE IRISH What’s worse than a leprechaun who has lost his pot of gold? A leprechaun banished to Sedona, Arizona until he can find it and get it back. Will his leprechaun magic create mayhem or will he, and all those who cross his path, be lucky in love? Follow the tales of lost leprechaun gold as the Wild Okie Writers present the LUCK OF THE IRISH series to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

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Blogging Ideas

While I’ve been creating this site, the one thought that keeps popping into my mind is how do people come up with their post ideas?  Do they surf the internet for the popular subjects currently discussed?  Or, do these writers pull a thought our of their head? For me, I hope the answer is somewhere in between.  I’ve never been one to follow the crowd or do what’s popular at that moment. On the other hand, I know what’s in my head and it scares me–imagine what it would do to regular people?  Too many thoughts ping-pong around in my …

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Writing

Writing is my life. My drive. I sit down and the stories pour out of my mind. Sometimes so fast my hand can’t keep up. If life—kids and laundry—didn’t bombard me, I could write a book a month. Well, maybe a month and a half. There are times though, when trying to get published is overwhelming. I realized early in my writing journey that editors and agents are human with inhuman jobs. They have good and bad days and aren’t perfect. Unfortunately, because of the publishing industry’s demands, the author is expected to be faultless. As authors, we dream of …

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