Category: writing

  • Character Friday: Meet Lorna Ashford

    Every Friday, I will feature a character from one of my books, both published and unpublished.  The character will be presented as if he/she is writing about themselves in a journal entry. If you looked at my birth certificate, you’d read that my name is Laura Elaine Ashford and that I was born on February […]

  • Resolutions or Goals? – A Re-evaluation

    To some, the start of a new year is the beginning of promises, a fresh start, a time to try again.  Even though it’s just another calendar year, there’s something mentally stimulating for many to take on a new challenge in a new year, to better themselves, to start a new hobby, or whatever. To […]

  • My Wonky Writing Procedure… Or Lack Thereof

    After a week off, we now resume our regular programming… How many of you remember the dreaded research papers you had to write in high school?  Raise your hand.  Better off, don’t raise your hand.  That’s too reminiscent of being back in school.  But anyway, I’ll tell you this: if I never have to write […]

  • The Value of Fan Fiction

    My story has over a million reads and over six thousand reviews.  Wow.  Impressive, right?   Notice that I said “story” and not “book.”   That’s because what I’m referring to here isn’t an original story written by me that’s been published as a book.  Rather, what I’m talking about is a work of fan […]