Author Archives: patriciahudson

About patriciahudson

Author. Her three passions: family, writing and horses.

My Particular Lack of Promotion

Why do I punish myself . . . I’m a masochist. Masochism is an eponym — a word named after a person. Leopold von Sacher-Masoch was an Austrian writer in the nineteenth century who described the gratification he got from … Continue reading

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Facebook Faux Pas

Have you written a status on Facebook, hit the post button and immediately regretted your action? I’ve read many posts and wondered “What were they thinking?” Sometimes they are rants about politicians or a particular agenda. Sometimes they’re thinly veiled … Continue reading

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Derby Weekend

This was scheduled to post on Friday, May 2nd. Sorry for the mix up. I am at Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky watching the best of the thoroughbred mares run in the Kentucky Oaks, and tomorrow I will be back to … Continue reading

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Falling Out of Love with My Manuscript

Yikes! I pushed the send button. What was I thinking? It’s not ready. If I read it one more time, I know I can improve it. Do all authors think these thoughts when they submit a manuscript? I do and … Continue reading

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The ‘Write-aholic’ Intervention

My family says I’ve changed since I’ve become an author. Not in the sense of becoming overly confident or proud. They say I no longer clean my house. Ashley, my youngest, said to me over the Christmas Holidays. “Mom, Jennifer … Continue reading

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