I made my first trip back to Houston since Mom died a year and a half ago. This post journals my quick trip, dipping my toes back in southern waters.
Category: Upcoming Projects
Designing a book cover
Of course, when you are publishing a book, you have to make important decisions. Hard decisions, sometimes. This is the story of how my cover design for "What Ronnie Sue Knew" came to be.
Random Mom dream
I had a dream about Mom. It’s actually a pretty rare occurrence that I remember any part of my dreams, and even rarer that she makes an appearance in them. When those wake me up in the middle of the night, I think it bears recording.
A blast from the past
Sometimes, random phone calls can actually be quite lovely. Read on to learn about a recent conversation I had with my childhood neighbor who shared his experience reading my book.
My very first book signing
Though not my first published book, this is the first book that I wrote that talks about parts of my life that have impacted me the most. More specifically, my mom. It is also the first one for which I have had the honor of having a book signing event.
Licensing now available!
I am so proud to announce that my play, How Do We Feel Right Now? is now available for licensing through Leicester Bay Theatricals! My hope is that these stories will now get wider exposure and that schools, youth theatres and regional companies will have the opportunity to produce this production. We should all be… Continue reading Licensing now available!
Mom continues to inspire
I got a random instant message from a former student, Mona, who I'm still connected with over Facebook after all these years.
Announcing the release of my new memoir "What Ronnie Sue Knew" in September 2021!
Navigating Writer’s Block
After a summer full of writing activities, I find myself in a space where I have a bit of writer's block. Here's how I am combating the pause in inspiration.
Paying Love and Respect
Paying our respects to loved ones we've lost can take many forms.
What Ronnie Sue Knew – a memoir
Coming September, 2021! Radiant Ronnie Sue My beautiful mom passed on September 4, 2020 at the age of 72. She had bravely fought a long battle with peritoneal cancer for almost four years. Cancer is a bitch. There's nothing good about it. It prematurely robs a person of their well-being and forces them and their… Continue reading What Ronnie Sue Knew – a memoir
“How Do We Feel Right Now” is available on Amazon!
It is so exciting to see the work you do on a platform you use all the time. I am thrilled to share the voices of those who are are affected - directly and indirectly - by the ongoing grind of a system that is so heavily weighted in other people's favor.The stories shared in… Continue reading “How Do We Feel Right Now” is available on Amazon!
Publishing “How Do We Feel Right Now?” April 2021
It's been a little while since I've blogged about anything. At work, I've been busy since December trying to figure out how to make a virtual musical happen. This weekend, we are opening Disney's High School Musical, Jr. Needless to say, it's been a busy few months. Since we closed the fall production of the… Continue reading Publishing “How Do We Feel Right Now?” April 2021
The world premiere of my first play... HOW DO WE FEEL RIGHT NOW a collection of raw thoughts in the aftermath of senseless tragedy LIMITED ENGAGEMENT!! Free of charge! The show link will open on December 3, 2020 at 7:30 pm and will close on December 5, 2020 at 11:59 pm. On May 25, 2020,… Continue reading Show time!
“How Do We Feel Right Now” in the making
It’s the night before Thanksgiving. We are still knee-deep in an amalgam of remote and hybrid education. Opening night is a week away. 5 months have flown by. So much has happened since that phone call on June 2. The call that challenged me to act. The one that in an instant, gave me a… Continue reading “How Do We Feel Right Now” in the making
How Do We Feel Right Now?
Prior to the COVID pandemic, our country had been consistently struggling with racial injustice issues - seemingly random black men and women dying at the hands of police and laypeople, increasing outcroppings of emboldened white supremacists behaving as they do, and more white people being faced with the reality that there is something still VERY… Continue reading How Do We Feel Right Now?