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encouragement is like hot buttered toast (gluten-free, of course)

Last week I sent the opening pages of my third middle grade novel to my critique group. My accompanying email read:

Here are the first measly, tender baby words of my new middle grade novel. 376 more words


I Am A Writer

My brother got married a couple of months ago, and our family forever changed. I gained a new sister, a new twist on life, AND a bigger family. 651 more words


Hanging in there for the good stuff

So now that National Novel Writing Month is well underway, I’ve started out like gangbusters. The idea is fresh and new and has jillions of possibilities. 411 more words

Writing Process

Miles to Go and Promises to Keep

“But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep …” (Robert Frost).

Many years ago, I sensed the Lord’s direction to begin writing a very personal story from my family’s life.

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You're A Writer - Believe It Because You Choose To

I’m a writer. It’s taken me almost forty years to declare this – the words His inner voice had been whispering to me, “Create, my child. 553 more words

Writer Encouragement