Fantasy of the Ordinary Story

  • Scents of War Reviewed

    November 22, 2022 by

    I’m blown away by the response to my book! Thanks to all who have bought a copy and to all who have read it! That makes it worth having published. Thanks also to those who left a review! Here are some of the reviews people have said about Scents of War: 5.0 out of 5… Read more

  • The Halfway Point of NaNoWriMo!

    November 14, 2022 by

    I can’t believe we’re already halfway through NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)! You must be wondering what I’ve been up to. Have I been participating this year? What am I working on? I am participating! I am also a REBEL! For the last few years, I have posted regular updates about my NaNo projects. If… Read more

  • Order Scents of War Today!

    October 27, 2022 by

    As you all know, I started writing Scents of War in January of 2017! The journey has been long but I have learned so much along the way and am looking forward to the journey ahead of me, of us. Because now you can join me and not just by hearing updates about my current… Read more

  • What’s Happening with Scents of War?

    August 30, 2022 by

    I feel so honored that so many of you have shown such enthusiasm for me and the printing of my book: Scents of War! For those who may not have heard the story, last November, during NaNoWriMo, I participated in Hatteras, Inc.’s Twitter campaign. I completely forgot about it until June when I heard that… Read more

  • A Poem using 25 Wordle Words

    April 27, 2022 by

    DODGE-ing through the HOARD OTHER NASTY fingers wouldn’t ALLOW her to pass The SWILL and SLOSH of their dirty water SPILL-ed across the road covering her bare feet. Every CHANT and THORN was VIVID in her mind. She couldn’t remember the SWEET smell  of her mother’s SAUTÉ-ed potatoes on the stove. TODAY SMELT all the… Read more

  • My Long Covid Experience

    June 30, 2021 by

    The headache was my first clue that something was wrong. At first, I thought it was one of my many chronic headaches but within 24 hours I knew I was sick. With the holiday weekend beginning, I took advantage of my last chance to get tested for the next 5 days; then, I canceled our… Read more

  • Expectations

    December 15, 2022 by

    If you’re anything like me, I’m sure you’re no stranger to feeling like you don’t want to do anything you’re supposed to do. Today has been one of those days for me. Every time I stand up, I want to sit down and then I’m tired of sitting and I want to nap. Now that… Read more

  • Progress on Scents of Exile!

    December 3, 2022 by

    If you read my last NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) post, you’ll know that I had a goal of writing/editing the first 50,000 words of Book 2 of The Fragrant Trilogy. Did I meet my goal? Unfortunately, no. But I am pleased with the progress I did make. Let me tell you about the second… Read more

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