Pamlico Writers annual Competition open for submissions

Originally posted on Writing on the Pamlico:
It’s time, it’s time! Time’s gone by so fast, but this will be our 5th year for our annual PWG Writers Competition. Submissions opened on January 1st. Interested? If so, you still have time to submit your original work, but don’t wait too long because the last day to send in your prose or poetry is March 12th. Need… Continue reading Pamlico Writers annual Competition open for submissions

Taking the Ordinary to Extraordinary 

I love JAK! I’ve been a fan of Jayne Ann Krentz for years. I started reading her Amanda Quick books and then followed her throughout the genres. All of her books have one thing in common, amazing characters! They are amazing often in their simplicity, their ordinariness. They are people whom we can relate, whom we know, perhaps who we even see in the mirror. … Continue reading Taking the Ordinary to Extraordinary 

Remembering my Sister or The Strength of an Old Fashioned Woman 

I was only five when she was born. I’d just started school. Mom would read to me at night to get me to go to sleep. Sometimes she would lay down with me. Often, she’d be to sleep before I was. Mom went into labor early. I’m not sure if I remember that or if I was told afterwards. Some of my memories are mixed … Continue reading Remembering my Sister or The Strength of an Old Fashioned Woman 

How do you feel about an animal’s Point of View?

I just listened to Suspect by Robert Crais. I wasn’t sure how I’d like a story told in part in a dog’s point of view but hearing Maggie’s thoughts and reactions are vital to the story. She is as important a character as Scott, her new handler. The story is as much about their relationship and healing as it is about the detective work.  If … Continue reading How do you feel about an animal’s Point of View?