Wednesday, January 25, 2012

My Daughter's Words (sniff, sniff...tear)


As I sit here the day before I turn 29 (yes, I know, I am getting old), I am trying to learn a lesson that my mom has been trying to teach me for a long time.

Expectations......everyone has them right? Everyone expects a lot from those around them, but

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A Story Skeleton

When I start a story, it starts as a skeleton.  Which is essentially a story outline.  I thought you might be interested to see what one looks like.  Please understand these are notes, thoughts, and has not been reviewed or edited for punctuation or grammar.  Feel free to chime in with your opinion...I always love to hear what you think. goes (a little scary publishing a story skeleton)

Clive and Bunny

He goes ‘fishing’, comes home drunk.  While he is sleeping it off, she gets a call from friend. 

What’s going on with you and Clive?
Nothin’, why?
Where’s he at?
Sleepin, went fishing last night, still drunk when he came in this morning.  Why you care

Friday, January 20, 2012

DRAFT Book Cover

This is the DRAFT cover for the book!  Would love to know what you think!!

Thanks for reading!

Brooke Ryter

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Why Didn't You Tell Me About Him!?!

Her book had turned out to be a really good read, so before she knew it the plane was beginning its decent into Atlanta. At her departing gate, she found a seat near a corner where she assumed there would be less activity so she could continue to read her paperback during the layover.

A mom and her two children had entered the seating area. Her youngest, a girl, was begging for a