Hair-raising tales from the dork side

Thursday, August 30, 2012

If you like it, give me the thumbs up with a vote:)

I am in a writing contest. Here's the link to my story, "Mine to Keep." If you like it, would you mind voting for my story?

Share this story:
http://www.familyfiction.com/short-stories/create-romance-2012/mine-to-keep/

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

CAN Giveaway!


Members of the Christian Authors Network (me included) are doing a GREAT book giveaway on The Book Club Network (TCBN). The giveaway begins Aug. 23 and runs through Aug. 31. www.bookfun.org

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Worthy of Inspiration--by Linda P. Kozar

Beach view--Yachatz, Oregon


A little inspiration please. This was the view from our hotel room at The Fireside Hotel in Yachatz, Oregon on a family vacation. Was my imagination on overload? You bet. The wild waves and ocean mists ebbed and flowed a world of ideas in my head.

While it is true that some days or locations do coax out the very best in a writer, our imaginations can function quite well in any setting. When asked what he did to get inspired to write, William Faulkner answered, "I get inspired to write every day at 9:00 am." 


Now that's the mentality all writers need. Writing isn't something reserved for a rainy day or special location. Sure an extraordinary setting helps, but it is certainly not required to foment inspiration. A writer can write anywhere--even in a windowless room with just a desk and a chair for company. 


Fiction writers get paid to make things up. Tell me that is not the coolest job in the world.


Now quit surfing the web and get back to that laptop--it's time to write!



Linda is the co-author of Babes With A Beatitude—Devotions For Smart, Savvy Women of Faith (Hardcover/Ebook, Howard/Simon & Schuster 2009) and author of Misfortune Cookies (Print, Barbour Publishing 2008), Misfortune CookiesA Tisket, A Casket, and Dead As A Doornail, (“When The Fat Ladies Sing Series,” Ebooks, Spyglass Lane Mysteries, 2012). She received the ACFW Mentor of the Year Award in 2007, founded and served as president of Writers On The Storm, a local ACFW chapter for three years. In 2003, she co-founded, co-directed and later served as Southwest Texas Director of Words For The Journey Christian Writers Guild. She and her husband Michael, married 23 years, have two lovely daughters, Katie and Lauren and a Rat Terrier princess named Patches.
Represented by: Wendy Lawton, Books & Such Literary Agency
Member of: CAN (Christian Authors Network), RWA (Romance Writers of American), WHRWA (West Houston Romance Writers of America), ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers), Writers On The Storm, The Woodlands, Texas Chapter of ACFW, Toastmasters (Area 56) The Woodlands, Texas. WoodsEdge Community Church, The Woodlands, TX.

Linda P. Kozar
Sweet Tea Fiction
Find me at about.me/LindaKozar

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Family Reunion--Oregon 2012

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