One Lovely Blog Award

Posted by mcm0704 on August 11, 2009 |

My friend and fellow author, Ginger Simpson, surprised me with the One Lovely Blog Award yesterday. She made the announcement on her blog, Dishin’ It Out. I was really touched by the reason she chose me and this is what she wrote about me: A great friend and confidante, and a very smart lady. She […]

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Guest Blooging Today

Posted by mcm0704 on August 10, 2009 |

I’m a guest today at the blog for Backspace.org, which is a site filled with good articles, resources and advice for writers. The blog site is called and my topic today is tenacity. A long time ago I learned that tenacity is as important for success as a writer as talent. So many writers get […]

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Change of Pace – A book Review

Posted by mcm0704 on August 8, 2009 |

Thought I would share with you a review I did for a book that was released early this past spring. River of the Arms of God was written by Irene Sandell, who is a retired Texas History teacher in the Dallas area. This is her second novel, and it was just nominated for the 2009 […]

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Pretty Flowers

Posted by mcm0704 on August 7, 2009 |

I’ve been having fun with my camera again. The first flowers pictured here are Mexican Petunias. I have a bunch of them in my back flower bed. I had no idea that they multiplied like bunnies. The other flower grows wild on vines that stay pretty close to the ground. I have no idea what […]

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Join us in the Blog-A-Thon

Posted by mcm0704 on August 5, 2009 |

There’s a Blog-A-Th0n going on at Ginger Simpson’s Dishin’ It Out blog, where a bunch of us writer-types are talking about promoting. Some good tips being shared there, as well as little touches of humor. The blog is running all day today, so stop by when you get a chance and see what all the […]

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More Nonsense From My Latest Book

Posted by mcm0704 on August 3, 2009 |

Here again is another excerpt from my book in progress A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck. It is a mix of humor and memoir, and this offering is from a chapter “The Silly Things We do.” Enjoy…… While I may not be the brightest intellectual around, I’ve always considered myself intelligent, educated, and capable. […]

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