QUORA: What is something that needs to be written? Winner of Best in Contemporary Fiction 2018 Readers Favorite at Writers and Authors (2009-present) My best friend J. was a showgirl in Vegas, married a famous Hollywood photographer, made a trip to the Far East to smuggle drugs, and brought up three grandchildren because her daughter is … Continue reading What is something that needs to be written?
It’s that time of year, again! Happy Mother’s Day! I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy in early 2008! After many months at 28% EF, there was no improvement although the shortness of breath and what felt like heart attack seemed under control with meds. The doctors told me at best I’d need … Continue reading I’m Alive!
It's a common question asked by those who want to write a novel. I hear this all the time on Quora. Where do you begin? How? Where do you get your ideas? Do you plot? Do you 'wing-it?' How do you do that thing you do--so well? Let's talk about my latest release, SILK ROAD … Continue reading How do you do that thing you do so well?
If I'm not writing, I'm reading, or watching NETFLIX or videos on Amazon. I love to learn new things about our bodies, how our minds work, culture, and other countries. This year I seem to be fixated on India, the Middle and the Far East and will be traveling there next year. I might … Continue reading Books! Thoughts, cells and science.
I want to share this with you. I received an invite to listen to a Podcast, an interview with Anne Lamott. If you're unfamiliar with her work, she's predominantly and non-fiction author of the most memorable Bird By Bird, a must read if you have ever thought of writing a book or doing anything creative … Continue reading ALMOST EVERYTHING by Anne Lamott
Love The Beat Goes On Will I die from a broken heart? I know I've caught your attention with my double entendre. But that's why I wrote it. What would you do if your doctor gave you six months to live? I've heard many answers to this question. Some say, get a second opinion. … Continue reading I should be dead!
It's amazing the conversations and exchange of ideas and philosophies we can have with strangers from around the world if we only open to the connections. I LOVE this video. It's so simple and explained so beautifully. Thanks, Rohith, for bringing this video to my attention. Have a week filled with wonder, joy, and happiness. My gift … Continue reading You can literally control your mind.
I came across this intriguing question and answer. With permission from the person who wrote the response, I'd like to share her answer with you. What do you think? It rocked my world completely. It threw my life into great chaos. I was in a ‘challenging’ marriage that I didn’t want to leave because of … Continue reading Has anyone ever been in love with a man/woman 27 years younger than themselves? How did it work out?
As we all know, I'm a great reader of all things Coelho. My number one value is #love, it shows itself in my poetry and even in my memoir LOVE The Beat Goes On. So here's something I'd love to share. Paulo Coelho The Warrior of the light had begun to believe that it is … Continue reading Taking the decision to follow the light, Coelho
What are the things one should be good at in order to become a good writer? Lynda Filler, Top Quora Writer 2018 Winner of Best in Contemporary Fiction 2017 BTRC at Writers and Authors (2009-present) Be Brave. You have to be able to open your heart and pour out your feelings. It doesn’t matter what … Continue reading What things should one be good at in order to become a good writer?