Tag: Eureka Springs

Clouds Beget Clouds

Today is quite a bit cooler than the past few days have been. It’s cloudy. ANd in looking out my office window, I’m reminded of the clouds in a couple photos I’ve taken over the years. This particular one is from a bridge overlooking White River, just outside of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. I like it […]

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Photo Break

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, is known as Little Switzerland and the Stair-Step Town, among other nicknames. Throughout the historic district, there are small parks and grottos with various flora and natural rock formations. This is just one of many.

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Creativity in the Heart of the Ozarks

If home is where the heart is, then mine is split between where I live and Eureka Springs, Arkansas. I first started going to Eureka Springs in 2000, the first time I went to the Ozark Creative Writers’ conference. That was also the first time I ever heard about the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow. […]

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WIP Exerpt

When I’m occupied with thinking about current projects, sometimes it’s hard to come up with a blog post. So today, I’m cheating. Here’s the opening of my NaNo novel. (I’m currently calling it Eureka Steam, but that will likely change.) —– Shelly Parks reapplied her maroon lipstick and studied her reflection in the restroom mirror. […]

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Conference Session Handouts

As promised, here are the two handouts I provided during my session at the Ozark Creative Writers’ conference earlier this month. The first includes a list of places you can get your business cards, brochures, etc. The second is an article listing seven networking opportunities for freelancers. There’s a bonus for you, too. I had […]

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