How to Handle the Critics in Your Life

How to Handle the Critics in Your Life

“And, of course, with the birth of the first artist came the inevitable afterbirth- the critic.” – Mel Brook’s “Birth of the Art Critic.” Getting a publisher interested in my first novel, Voice on the Prairie, was a fulfillment of years of hard work, rejection...
Voices on the Prairie: A Novel

Voices on the Prairie: A Novel

Sunny Morgan retreats to the Lonesome Star Ranch in the Flint Hills of Kansas, nursing wounds left by family tragedies and an unfaithful fiancé. The sounds of the tallgrass prairie and the words of an anonymous poet heal her soul. Her solitude is shattered one morning...
Writing Your Way Out of a Difficult Circumstance

Writing Your Way Out of a Difficult Circumstance

No one has the power to take away your ability to interpret your own circumstances.  –  Dr. Vincent Amanor-Bouda, Kansas State University  If you were not the person neck deep in your difficult circumstance right now, what advice would you give yourself to come...