Free Short Stories

Puppy Love (downloadable .pdf file)

The Aerobics Class (downloadable .pdf file)

The Perfect Christmas (downloadable .pdf file)


Articles on Writing

I find that when I research and write on article on some aspect of writing, it helps my own writing grow.  Here are some articles I've written and had  published in "Bridges to Romance", the newsletter of the Saskatchewan Romance Writers.

Plotting -- Tips for Writers

The Synopsis

Writing Dialogue

Favorite Books on Writing

These are some of my favorite books on writing. If you've got some other favorites send me an e-mail and let me know about them.

Renni Brown and Dave King. Self Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself into Print. New York: HarperCollins, 1993.

Julia Cameron. The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to High Creativity. New York: Putnam, 1992

Ansen Dibel. Plot. Writer's Digest Books, 1988.

Nancy Kress. Beginning, Middles & Ends. Writer's Digest Books, 1993.

John Wood. How to Write Attention Grabbing Query & Cover Letters. Writer's Digest Books, 1996.

Robert Kernan. Building Better Plots. Writer's Digest Books.