New Short – Allie’s Roses

I've got a new short story, Allie's Roses. Blending the paranormal with one little girl's summer in the Deep South of the 60's, its POV also shares glimpses of an autistic girl's rich inner world. You can read it here, on my Short Story pages: https://wp.me/P87h0A-7p

A New Path

Welcome to the work of Guest Author C.L. Roman! Today she's sharing an article about her experience with the Tarot. (Please note! I've corrected the link below to Cheri's blog, and here it is again in case you missed it when you read her article! https://thebrassragcnr.wordpress.com/ ) A New Path By C.L. Roman I was sixteen … Continue reading A New Path

happiness on sale!

Lotus Dance Press

Happiness On Sale! The prices for 21 Steps To Happiness and the companion Coloring Book have been reduced on Amazon, just in time for holiday gift-giving!

These books offer a wonderful introduction to Buddhism, especially for young folks. They present classic Lamrim meditations – the path to Enlightenment – in modern Western terms. The cheerful illustrations give examples of how to put the lessons into practice, in our everyday lives.

Please visit Amazon to have a look inside, or purchase a copy for a loved one – yourself, maybe!

Wishing blissfully happy holidays to everyone!

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building

catching up on social media this weekend… here’s a short update from lotus dance press, my publishing company 🙂 hope everyone is well!

Lotus Dance Press

Wow, it’s been over two years since I posted on this site… sheesh.

2018 has been about building.

I’ve made a few posts on my personal site, www.lesleehare.net, but have mostly been focused on writing and becoming part of the community here in Pine Lake, Georgia. It’s quite lovely here.

I’m very encouraged by advice Jane Friedman gives in The Business Of Being A Writer, about what authors should focus on: building a platform, or writing?

She talked a bit about the value of brand and platform to some writers, but when I read that she thinks a fiction writer should focus on their craft, my heart swelled with relief! I was wondering how I was ever going do it all.

Crafting my writing? That’s something I can manage to build on, for sure.

On the publishing side, it was a thrill to get 21 Steps To Happiness

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sophia’s flyin’!

Here's the cover I put together for the NaNoWriMo novel I'm working on! I posted this synopsis on my NaNoWriMo page: A young non-neuro-typical DNA research scientist pits her intuition and free-time obsessions against a strict research lab culture to prove that not all humans are really all-human… With a little help from her off-world … Continue reading sophia’s flyin’!

56 & spectrum

Do I look Autistic? I know, maybe that's in poor taste. Do I look Southern? Or chronically ill? When we pass someone on the street, or reconnect with an old friend, how can we know what they're going through, if they don't tell us? Most of us know we need to tell people when there's … Continue reading 56 & spectrum