My Experience at the Silken Sands Writers Conference

I've just returned from the Silken Sands Writers Conference in Pensacola, Florida.  The conference is held every other year (they alternate years with the Southern Magic Conference given by the Birmingham Chapter of Romance Writers of America).  I had the most wonderful time at the conference and learned a great deal.  Although the Gulf Coast Chapter Romance Writers of America is a...

When I First Discovered I Was a Writer

Someone recently asked me when did I first discover that I was a writer.  I really had to think about that question.  I have always been a voracious reader.  I remember that, as a young child, my mother would search for me high and low and inevitably find me hiding out in a corner somewhere reading a book.  I had to hide. I am the oldest of five children and finding a moment of peace and a...